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    John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici-Friede, [1937]. First edition, first state with point between the eights in the pagination on page 88 and "and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula" on page nine. Octavo (7.375 x 4.75 inches; 186 x 120 mm.). 186, [6, blank] pages. Publisher's light brown cloth, spine and front board ruled in black and stamped in orange, outlining text; top edge stained light blue (faded); in the original dust jacket. Spine very gently leaning; spine ends very faintly discolored; foot of spine softly pushed; two corners very softly bent; small ripple to the upper edge of the rear board. Topstain faded; light soiling to the fore-edge; three partial strips of tape (in four fragments) to the front free endpaper, light associated bruising where tape was removed; previous owner signature on the rear pastedown, bookplate on the front pastedown. Spine panel very faintly dulled; rear panel margins faintly tanned; general light soiling with a touch of foxing to the front panel; trivial wear to folds. Near fine.

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