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    Unrecorded Lettered Issue

    John Steinbeck. The Red Pony. New York: Covici-Friede, 1937. First edition, limited. Copy 'J,' unrecorded and not in Goldstone and Payne A9a, signed by John Steinbeck. Tall octavo. [2] blank, 81 pp, [1] limitation page, [2] blank. Printed on handmade Marais paper, while the colophon calls for La Garde paper. Original cream cloth, spine and sides ruled in grey, red pony on front board in red, spine lettered in red, fore- and tail edges untrimmed. Housed in original publisher's slipcase, spine lettered in black, and hand-lettered in red ink. Slipcase has some dampstaining on open edge and mid-spine, light wear to top & bottom opening. Bookplate of Albert Crone , a Covici-Friede associate, tipped to front free endpaper. Spine lettering faint, front board slightly bowed. Near fine.

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    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
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