1947 · New York
by Steinbeck, John; Worthington, Peggy [illustrator]
New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First Illustrated Edition. Larger octavo, 213 pp., VG-/G+; matte DJ, off-white lettering to black spine, pictorial covers; head of spine chipped off ("J" in "John Steinbeck" somewhat affected); open tears to tail of spine and bottom corner of front cover, overall wear to other corners and edges; overall age-toning/wear; vertical line of rubbing down back of spine, lettering affected yet legible; front flap price clipped; DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, dark green lettering to spine; bumping to head of spine and corners of boards; matte pictorial illustration to front cover beginning to detach from board due to aged paste; dark green top, scattered mild foxing to text-block; interior clean, full-color matte plates by Worthington clear and bright; Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 7-114-1289575)