A Selection of Works by Steinbeck

    John Steinbeck. Four Works by Steinbeck. Cup of Gold. A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional References to History. New York: Covici Friede Publisher, [1936]. First edition thus (originally published in 1929 by Robert McBride & Company). Author's first book. Octavo. 269 pages. Publisher's original blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Price-clipped dust jacket. Near fine. [and:] The Moon is Down. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition. Octavo. 188 pages. Publisher's original blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. Price-clipped dust jacket. Near fine. [and:] The Moon is Down. London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1942]. First English edition. Octavo. 120 pages. Publisher's original orange cloth lettered in white on the spine. Dust jacket. Contemporary owner's name on the front free endpaper; war time paper a bit toned; light foxing to fore-edge; modest shelf wear, else very good condition. [and:] The Log From the Sea of Cortez. New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First edition. Octavo. 282 pages. Photographic portraits of Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts used as frontispieces. Publisher's original light blue/green cloth lettered in brown. Dust jacket. Fine in a very good dust jacket.

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