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Steinbeck, John
THE GRAPES OF WRATH. NEW YORK: THE VIKING PRESS, 1939
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215
Steinbeck, John
THE GRAPES OF WRATH. NEW YORK: THE VIKING PRESS, 1939
Estimate
20,00030,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Steinbeck, John
THE GRAPES OF WRATH. NEW YORK: THE VIKING PRESS, 1939
8vo (203 x 138mm.), FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS OLDER SISTER ("For Beth with love | John") on front endpaper, original beige cloth, top edge stained yellow, dust-jacket, collector's blue cloth chemise and matching quarter blue morocco slipcase, tiny touch of staining to cloth, minor wear with some tiny nicks to jacket
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Provenance

Elizabeth Steinbeck [Ainsworth] (1894--1992), authorial presentation inscription; her daughter Elizabeth Ainsworth Wiltshile (1930--2005) (her sale, Bonhams New York, 18 February 2007, lot 317)

Literature

Goldstone & Payne A121

Catalogue Note

A VERY FINE FAMILY PRESENTATION COPY OF ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS, capturing the suffering of the millions of Americans who lived through the Great Depression of the '30s.

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