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    Inscribed by the Author

    John Steinbeck. The Grapes of Wrath. New York: The Viking Press, 1939. Second printing before publication. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Mrs. Manning / with good luck / John Steinbeck". Octavo. 619 pages. Beige cloth with line drawings in reddish-brown on the lower half of the front board, spine and rear board. Spine toned with a small 1" split in the cloth midway along the edge of the spine. Boards with modest shelf wear along the edges. Top edge scuffed. Former owner's name in ink at the top of the front endpaper, "Florence Manning" (this is the same Manning to whom the book is inscribed by Steinbeck on the title page). Dust jacket worn at the edges and corners, lower edge of front flap clipped, otherwise a very good copy.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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