Books by John Steinbeck
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  • Steinbeck, John:  The Acts of King Arthur and his noble Knights.  New York: Avenel Books, 1982. Reprint. Near fine in light orange paper covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 6" with a blackened out prior owner's name on the front paste down beneath the jacket flap and with mild dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good but price clipped dust jacket with two short closed tears at the upper edge of the spine area and with light wear and rubbing at the lower edge of same. (364) pages of text.
    TB24704  $5.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  Cannery Row.  New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition second issue binding. Very good+ in yellow cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 3/4 inches with soiling around the edges of the boards and in the gutters. The spine is also slanted and there is small spots at the top edge of the text block. In a very good- dust jacket with a missing front flap and part of the front fold and with rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. 208 pages of text followed by a one page listing of other books by Steinbeck.
    TB30729  $125.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  The Grapes of Wrath.  Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Limited Franklin Library Edition. Fine in full decorated light brown leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations between four raised bands on the spine and with gilt tool work on the front and rear boards. The edges of the text block are in gilt and the end papers are marbled paper. Sewn into the head of the spine is a silk placement ribbon. 424 pages of text with illustrations by Bob Crofut. One of the volumes in The Franklin Library's collection of The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature. Steinbeck won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction with this title in 1940. 484 pages of text and illustrated with a series of black and white photographs introduced by Erskin Caldwell. A fine, unblemished copy making it a special treat as a gift.
    TB25785  $85.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  Journal Of A Novel The East of Eden Letters.  New York: The Viking Press, (1969). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 dark blue and light blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with a facsimile of the author's handwritten journals for the end sheets. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 182 pages of text. (Goldstone & Payne, 44b)
    TB30727  $40.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  The Moon is Down.  New York: Viking Press, 1942. First Edition second state. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and blind text stamping and decorations on the front board. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and the front hinge area shows some tanning due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with shallow chipping to the ends of the spine area and with nicks or small chips over the tips of the boards. 188 pages of text. This is the second state of the first edition. A novel set in Norway during the occupation of Nazi troops during World War II.
    TB30379  $45.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  The Red Pony.  New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Illustrated Edition. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with an illustrated paper label on the front board, gilt on blue title block on the spine and end papers illustrated with running horses. There is a prior owner's attractive book plate on the front end paper. Issued without a dust jacket and missing the slip case. With illustrations by Wesley Dennis. 131 pages of text and color illustrations. A very handsome, very collectable copy.
    TB16746  $20.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  Travels With Charley In Search Of America.  New York: The Viking Press, 1962. Second Printing. Very good+ in white cloth covered boards with black and brown text on the spine and an illustration of Charley on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 5/8" with map end sheets. The boards are marred with spots of foxing which is particularly heavy on the rear board. This copy is otherwise in fine condition with no other flaws. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with spine area and the panels tanned and with 1" closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. 246 pages of text.
    TB28377  $65.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  The Winter of Our Discontent.  New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth over beveled boards with gilt text on the spine as well as a black title label with gilt text and with the author's facsimile signature on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with several closed tears to the top edge of the front panel. The jacket is also covered with the original, clear acetate wrap-around onlay on which is printed "Limited Edition". One of only 500 limited edition "copies specially printed and bound for friends of the author and the publisher." 311 pages of text. (Goldstone & Payne, A38b)
    TB30864  $375.00



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    Steinbeck, John:  Working Days The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath 1938-1941.  New York: Viking Penguin Group, 1989. First Edition, first printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and light brown paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with a prior owner's name blackened out on the front paste down under the jacket flap. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 180 pages. Edited by Robert DeMott.
    TB24721  $25.00






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