New York: The Viking Press, 1952. First Trade Edition. One of Steinbeck's most highly-regarded novels, "the saga of two generations of Steinbeck's forbearers...Beginning in Ireland and New England in the 1870's, the major portion of the novel depicts...life in California from the beginning of the turn of the century to World War I (BAIRD 2332). Basis for the Oscar-winning film directed by Elia Kazan, starring James Dean and Julie Harris. GOLDSTONE & PAYNE A32.b. First Printing, with "bite" for "bight" on p.281, line 38. Octavo (21.75cm); light green cloth, blocked and titled in brick red and dark blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; , 602pp. Mild wear to base of spine, cloth quite bright, but showing faint, scattered foxing and some light toning to upper board edges; text is clean throughout; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $4.50), with mild sunning to spine, rear panel, and flap folds, with scattered foxing to same; extremities lightly worn, with a few tiny nicks and tears; Very Good+. (Inventory #: 31610)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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