29 June 2005
STEINBECK, John. East of Eden. New York: Viking Press, 1952.
Large 8o. Original green cloth, edges stained red (some very pale staining along upper and lower sheet edges, otherwise a clean copy); publisher's board slipcase; quarter morocco folding case.
FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 1500 copies signed by Steinbeck. Elia Kazan directed the 1955 film adaptation starring James Dean, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance. It would be the only one of Dean's films released during his lifetime. A FINE COPY. Golstone & Payne A32a.
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