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    John Steinbeck. The Red Pony. New York: Covici Friede Publishers, [1937]. Limited edition of 699 signed copies, of which this copy is numbered 327 and signed by Steinbeck on the limitation page. Quarto. [82], [2, blank]. Vignette of a pony in red and gray on the title page. Publisher's beige cloth with red spine titles, the front and back covers with two vertical and three horizontal gray rules, which create twelve separate compartments on each cover. Vignette of a red pony on the front cover, with the 1937 date in red roman numerals on the lower front cover. Housed in the matching numbered publisher's paper slipcase with the spine lettered in black with the number "327" handwritten in red. Some rubbing on slipcase. Accompanied with a heavily chipped and creased glassine jacket. Boards slightly splayed. Minor, faint foxing on endpapers. About near fine. Goldstone and Payne A9a.

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