• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    STEINBECK, John. The Winter of Our Discontent. New York: Viking Press, 1961.

    Price Realised  

    STEINBECK, John. The Winter of Our Discontent. New York: Viking Press, 1961.

    8o. Original dark blue buckram stamped in gilt on front cover and spine; pictorial dust jacket (slightest wear at extremities).

    FIRST EDITION, ADVANCE LIMITED ISSUE, one of 500 copies specially bound in buckram for private distribution prior to publication. Goldstone & Payne A38a.

    [With:] STEINBECK. Vanderbilt Clinic. [New York: Presbyterian Hospital, 1947].4o. Photographic illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers (rear cover with a few minor stains). FIRST EDITION. This scarce brochure illustrated with photographs by Victor Keppler was written by Steinbeck to express his gratitude for the services the Hospital's Medical center had extended to him and his family and to praise the Clinic's work. Goldstone & Payne A24a. (2)


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