29 June 2005
STEINBECK, John. Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici Friede, 1937.
8o. Original tan cloth; pictorial dust jacket (spine panle slightly age-toned, price clipped); cloth and decorative boards slipcase. Provenance: Paul Moses (presentation inscription from the author).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Steinbeck on the front endpaper: "For Paul Moses John Steinbeck." This copy includes the line "...and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula." on page 9, as well as the bullet between the 8s on page 88. Goldstone & Payne A7a.
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