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    A Superb Copy of the First Edition, First Issue of Of Mice and Men

    John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici Friede Publishers, [1937]. First edition, first issue (with "pendula" on page 9 and the "bullet" between the page numbers on page 88). Octavo. 186, [6, blank] pages. Publisher's full tan cloth, front board and spine stamped in black and orange, dust jacket, top edge stained blue. Jacket spine a bit sunned, very minor rubbing to jacket at upper fore-edge, very light thumbsoiling to rear jacket panel. Still, a superb copy, much better than usually seen. Housed in cloth chemise and slipcase. Goldstone and Payne A7.

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    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
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