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    Advance Reading Copy, Signed by Steinbeck

    John Steinbeck. Travels with Charley. In Search of America. New York: The Viking Press, [1962].

    Advance reading copy of the first edition, with the publisher's slip laid in. Signed by Steinbeck on the front free endpaper. Octavo. [viii], 246, [2, blank] pages.

    Publisher's coarse bleached cloth, front cover stamped in brown, spine lettered in brown and black, dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly browned, edges slightly rubbed, mild rubbing to cloth. Overall, fine.

    This book, a charming journal of Steinbeck's travels with his standard poodle, Charley, was quite successful, going through eleven printings within a year.

    Goldstone & Payne A39a.


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