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    John Steinbeck. Group of Eleven Titles. New York and Solerno: [1936]-1957. Ten first editions, one second edition.

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    John Steinbeck. Group of Eleven Titles. New York and Solerno: [1936]-1957. Titles include:

    Cup of Gold. New York: Covici Friede, [1936]. Second edition. [and:] Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici Friede Publishers, [1937]. First edition, first issue. [and:] John Steinbeck: Personal and Bibliographical Notes. New York: The Viking Press, [1939]. [and:] The Moon is Down. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition, issues in wrappers. One of 700 copies "for distribution exclusively to booksellers." [and:] The Moon is Down. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition, issues in cloth. [and:] Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition. [and:] The Pearl. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First edition. [and:] Burning Bright. New York: The Viking Press, 1950. First edition. [and:] Sweet Thursday. New York: The Viking Press, 1954. First edition, issue in cloth. [and:] Positano. Solerno: Ente Provinciale per il Turismo, [1955]. First Italian edition. [and:] The Short Reign of Pippin IV. New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First edition.

    Eleven octavos. Publishers' bindings and wrappers. Seven in dust jackets. Paperback edition of The Moon is Down housed in a slipcase with side panel detached and fitted in. The Short Reign of Pippin IV jacket price-clipped. Jackets rubbed, soiled, edgewear, some chipping with loss. Some rubbing and extremity wear on bindings and wrappers, a touch of toning on page edges. Hardback edition of The Moon is Down has some dampstaining on top edge, affecting upper and inner margins of text and cockling textblock. Of Mice and Men has spine cocked and slightly darkened, a bit of staining on outer margin of front cover, light scattered foxing on edges and endpapers, rear hinge starting with mull cloth exposed. Bombs Away has spine slightly cocked. The Pearl has bookplate on front free endpaper. Goldstone and Payne A1c, A7, A16a, A16b, A18a, A25a, A29a, A33b, A36a, A34a, F2.



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