first edition Hardcover
1939 · New York
by Steinbeck, John; Hader, Elmer [jacket illustrator]
New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 619 pages; VG/G; dust jacket spine tan and pictorial with blue and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; dust jacket has mild wear to corners, chipping to head and tail of spine, open tear causing half of the 'A' in 'Grapes' on the front cover to be missing, crease along middle of front cover; small 'T3-1' in red ink to front flap; 1939 date and name in ink to ffep; front flap states first edition; copyright page states "First published in April 1939"; endpapers with "Battle Hymn of the Republic; shelved case 2. 1341994. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1341994)