FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of Steinbeck's first book, in exceedingly rare original dust jacket.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1929. Octavo, original yellow cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine. Dust jacket with splitting at spine fold, fading to spine and front panel, light edgewear and a few creases on back panel; inoffensive ink smudges to dust jacket flap margins, "Steinbeck" written neatly in ink on top margin of flap. An extremely rare unrestored copy.
Price: $17,500 .