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    John Steinbeck. Group of Five Books. New York: 1942-1954. Four first editions, one illustrated edition.

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    John Steinbeck. Group of Five Books. New York: The Viking Press, 1942-1954. Titles include: The Moon is Down. 1942. First edition, issue in cloth. Price-clipped jacket. [and:] Cannery Row. 1945. First edition, issue in cloth. [and:] Tortilla Flat. [1947]. New illustrated edition. [and:] Burning Bright. 1950. First edition. [and:] Sweet Thursday. 1954. First edition, issue in cloth. Five octavos. Publisher's bindings in dust jackets. Light chipping, rubbing, and wear on jackets. Bindings rubbed on extremities, faint soiling on edges, and pencil annotation of previous booksellers on endpapers. Tortilla Flat has slight spine lean and corners bumped. Overall, very good.

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