STEINBECK, JOHN. The Pastures of Heaven. New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. 8vo, original green cloth, unopened at bottom edges (slight fading at extreme ends of spine); dust jacket (slight wear at top of spine and one lower fore-corner); tan half calf folding case. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, of the author's second book. Of the 2500 copies printed, some 1650 were bound up but only 650 were sold (constituting the first issue); the publisher's then sold the remaining copies to Robert O. Ballou later in the year. Goldstone & Payne A2a. A fine copy.