New York: Viking, 1954. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Light wear to the extremities and a hint of sunning to the jacket spine. A bit of toning to the rear panel. Bound in beige cloth with blue silhouettes of birds and the title Sweet Thursday printed in red. Signed by John Steinbeck on a cut signature that has been affixed to the title page below his name. Signed by the author.