Lot 68: 2 Steinbeck incl: THE GRAPES OF WRATH. 1st edition
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Steinbeck, John. 2 Titles. ++ THE GRAPES OF WRATH. Viking Press, (First Published in April 1939 on c-page). 1st edition, 1st printing. Goldstone & Payne, A12a. Minor staining to exterior, front hinge starting. Lacking dj. ++ EAST OF EDEN. Viking, 1952. 1st trade edition, early reissue: First Published by the Viking Press in September 1952 on c-page, bite instead of bight on 3rd to last line of p281, but top edge is unstained. Goldstone & Payne A32b. 8vo. Green cloth with dark green lettering on front cover. Spine title is in black within a red-brown rectangle. Very good. No reviews on dj, but dj is price clipped. Dj has chipping and short tears around spine ends and corners, 1-inch tear to djs spine base, toning to djs white areas. 3.6 Lb.