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    John Steinbeck Association Copy

    John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts. Sea of Cortez. New York: Viking Press, 1941.

    First edition. Amusingly inscribed by Steinbeck to Gene Fowler on the front free endpaper, "For Gene Fowler (with hearty wishes) who pissed while this was signed John Steinbeck". Octavo. 598 pages.

    Publisher's green cloth with silver titles on front and spine. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners with a one-half-inch dampstain to top page edges, not affecting internal text. Endpapers mildly toned and fore-edge modestly soiled. Dust jacket is rubbed and edge worn with minor chipping and flaking to extremities. A solid very good copy with a great association inscription.

    Gene Fowler, a contemporary of Steinbeck's, was a noted screenwriter, journalist, and member of "The Bundy Drive Boys."


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    October, 2009
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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