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    First Edition, First Issue

    John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici Friede, [1937].

    First edition, first issue. Correct first issue points with a bullet between the "8"s on page 88, and "pendula" on page 9, line 21. Octavo. 186 pages. The first issue printing consisted of only 2,500 copies.

    Publisher's tan cloth with orange and black stamping. Original pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a light tan cloth slipcase. Minor shelf wear to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear, with occasional small closed tears, and soiling, with minor chipping to spine ends and corners. Two small holes to spine of dust jacket. A few small spots of staining to verso of jacket. Spine is lightly faded. A very good copy.


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