New York: Viking Press, 1939. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely copy of Steinbeck's classic work of the dispossessed and hopeful. A near fine book with minor soiling to the edges of the boards. First edition statement on the copyright page. Oatmeal pictorial cloth stamped in brown. Battle Hymn of the Republic end papers. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1940 and one of the most important American novels of the 20th century. With facsimile dust jacket.
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London: Heinemann, 1936. Hardcover. First British edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. Some spots, mainly to the fore edge. Jacket is edge worn with chipping and loss of paper. The British edition is not often seen with this dramatic jacket. An excellent example of this novel of apple strikers in California that preceded The Grapes of Wrath.
New York: Random House, 1939. Hardcover. First Modern Library Edition. A very good book in a very good copy. Darkening to the endpapers. Some sunning to the spine and soiling to the rear panel. First issue dust jacket with mention of 268 other titles on the rear panel. A very nice copy of the first Modern Library edition of Steinbeck's early novel of farm workers trying to organize in the fields and orchards of California in the 1930s. Published three years after the larger hardcover edition.