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    John Steinbeck. Group of Ten Books. New York: 1936-[1969]. Eight first editions, one illustrated edition, one second edition.

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    John Steinbeck. Group of Ten Books. New York: 1936-[1969]. Titles include: Cup of Gold. New York: Covici Friede, [1936]. Second edition. [and:] The Long Valley. New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. [and:] The Moon is Down. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition, issue in cloth. [and:] Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team. New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition. [and:] Tortilla Flat. New York: The Viking Press, [1947]. New illustrated edition. [and:] A Russian Journal. New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First edition. [and:] East of Eden. New York: The Viking Press, 1952. First edition, regular issue. [and:] Sweet Thursday. New York: The Viking Press, 1954. First edition, issue in cloth. [and:] Once There Was a War. New York: The Viking Press, 1958. First edition. [and:] Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters. New York: The Viking Press, [1969.] First edition, one of 600 limited copies.

    Nine octavos, one quarto. Publishers' bindings, nine in dust jackets. Journal of a Novel in lightly sunned and rubbed slipcase. The Moon is Down and Once There Was a War jackets price-clipped, Cup of Gold jacket has cellophane tape repairs on verso. Modest rubbing and extremity wear on bindings. Cup of Gold has spine cocked, textblock shaken. The Long Valley has light foxing on edges, red mark on lower portion of fore-edge. The Moon is Down has light foxing on edges, over-opened at pp. 112-113 and pp. 124-125. Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team has spine a bit color-faded. East of Eden has jacket with chipping and loss, light foxing on textblock edges, over-opened at pp. 284-285. Sweet Thursday has red speckles on fore-edge. Overall, very good.

    Goldstone and Payne A1c, A4d, A11a, A16b, A18a, A27a, A32b, A33b, A37a, A44a.



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