London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
STEINBECK, John (1902-68). The Grapes of Wrath. London: William Heinemann, 1939. 8°. Half title (half title, title and first few leaves spotted and lightly browned, occasional light spotting and staining). Later black half morocco, spine gilt in compartments. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Goldstone & Payne A12a.
With 6 other books bound in modern half calf or morocco, namely John Steinbeck's The Moon is Down (London, 1942), The Wayward Bus (New York, 1947), East of Eden (London, 1952), Sweet Thursday (New York, June 1954, second printing), Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms (London, 1929) and Ian Fleming's Dr. No (London, 1958), all first editions or first English editions. (7)
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