THE GRAPES OF WRATH

Steinbeck, John

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Price: $7,500.00


Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Viking Press
Date Published: 1939
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 2711

Description

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); beige cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in reddish-brown on spine and lower covers; yellow topstain; dustjacket; [vi],619,[1]pp. Fine, with the topstain bright and even, and without a trace of the usual offsetting to joints. Dustjacket is unclipped, retaining the $2.75 price and "FIRST EDITION" slug to front flap; a few pinpoint rubbed spots to spine ends and corner tips, else a fresh, Fine, and unfaded example.

Comments

Superb copy of Steinbeck's most enduring novel, narrating the long and enduring struggle of the Joad family to find some measure of happiness, and some thread of human dignity, during their move west from Oklahoma to California. "A naturalistic and detailed picture of California in the depths of the Depression of the 1930's" (Baird 2333). Basis for John Ford's Oscar-winning film adaptation (1940), starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, and John Carradine. Goldstone & Payne A12a.


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