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    Sale 12260

    Books & Manuscripts

    16 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    STEINBECK, John. The Pearl. New York: Viking Press, 1947.

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    STEINBECK, John. The Pearl. New York: Viking Press, 1947.

    8°. Illustrated by José Clemente Orozco. Original russet cloth; dust jacket (minor wear at ends of spine panel and edges); quarter morocco folding case. Provenance: Bob Kriendler (presentation inscription from the author); Carol G. and William E. Simon (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION, second state jacket with Steinbeck looking to the right in the photo. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY STEINBECK on the title: “For Bob Kriendler with best wishes John Steinbeck). Bob Kriendler was a member of the family of legendary founders of the “21” Club (see previous lot). Goldstone & Payne A25a.


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