New York: The Viking Press, 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good / Very good. Item #18348 .
8vo. Apple green cloth blocked in black and deep red. "First published" statement on the copyright page, and date on the title page. Cloth sunned along the edges and spine but a very good copy. The first state dustwrapper has the price of $4.50 on the flap and Steinbeck's portrait on the rear panel. The top inch of the spine and the bottom edge have been professionally restored giving a near fine appearance with only light age toning, especially to the spine. The rear free endpaper and pastedown have penciled notes made by a former owner, apparently references to important passages in the book. .