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Steinbeck, John

Published by The Viking Press, New York (1961)

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From: Sheila B. Amdur (Storrs Mansfield, CT, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The Viking Press, New York, 1961. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Trade Edition. SIGNED by Steinbeck on flyleaf. DJ in protected sleeve, slight wear top of spine, faint small dark spot on front and upper back, price intact. Blue cloth, black silver lettered label and John Steinbeck in large silver letters on spine, very slight edge fading. First published in 1961 stated on the copyright page with no statement of other printings. Solid blue cloth boards with blue top stain, page edges evenly trimmed, and no deboss on rear boards by the spine. Back of dust jacket has photo of Steinbeck with blurbs by Saul Bellow, Edward Weeks, and Lewis Gannet above the photo. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Signed By Author. Seller Inventory # 017471

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Winter of Our Discontent: Steinbeck, John

Steinbeck, John

Published by Viking Press (1961)

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From: Fiona's Rare Books (Pakenham, VIC, Australia)

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About this Item: Viking Press, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. New York: Viking Press, 1961. First edition, second printing before publication. Inscribed in black ink by author on half-title page. DJ is VG+ with price intact with expertly repaired tears to back DJ cover and top of spine. Book is NF and may not have been read. Signed by Author(s). book. Seller Inventory # 10019

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The Winter of Our Discontent: STEINBECK, John

STEINBECK, John

Published by Viking, New York (1961)

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From: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Viking, New York, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. First edition. Limited edition, one of 500 copies. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper and printed acetate overjacket. However, and although not called for, this copy is Inscribed: "For Oliver H. Clark from John Steinbeck." Scarce thus. Seller Inventory # 67648

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Winter of our Discontent: Steinbeck, John

Steinbeck, John

Published by The Viking Press, New York (1961)

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From: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (Laguna Hills, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: The Viking Press, New York, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by John Steinbeck. This book is the LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies bound in the original dark blue-grey buckram cloth from the publisher. A spectacular copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the acetate dustwrapper with "LIMITED EDITION" printed in red issued from the publisher. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A fabulous copy SIGNED by the author. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-14211445607

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Steinbeck, John.

Published by n.p. (NY), The Viking Press, 1961 (1961)

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From: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA (Concord, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: n.p. (NY), The Viking Press, 1961, 1961. n.p. (NY), The Viking Press, 1961, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, a spiral-bound uncorrected galley proof, printed on rectos only, a very scarce state of the book made all the more rare in that it is an Author Presentation Copy, being Inscribed by Steinbeck to the best man at his second wedding, Howard O. Hunter, who was the Works Progress Administration (WPA) commissioner in the early 1940s in the FDR administration, Steinbeck inscribed the front cover as follows: "For Edna and/Howard Hunter/with the deepest/affection/John Steinbeck," he amended his inscription a little lower on the front cover by noting "Please remember/that it is uncorrected," the proof has one preliminary after which the novel begins, thus it lacks the published version's half titles, title and copyright pages, a list of other books by the author, the dedication page and a page stating that people and places within the book are fictional, although the Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded for the body of an author's work and not a specific book, it is generally believed that Steinbeck won the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature because of this morality story, laid in loosely is a brief typed signed letter from a relative of Edna Hunter, Ellen Leonard, which provides some provenance, it states "The Winter of Our Discontent an uncorrected galley was given to me by my great aunt Edna Hunter. She was married to Howard O. Hunter who was deputy administrator to the WPA during the FDR administration in the early 1940's," this advanced state is not recorded by Goldstone & Payne or Morrow, now housed in a beautiful clamshell case with leather spine. Very good. Seller Inventory # JD29488

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Steinbeck, John.

Published by NY, Viking, 1961 (1961)

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From: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA (Concord, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: NY, Viking, 1961, 1961. NY, Viking, 1961, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. One of 500 copies specially bound by the publisher for friends of the author and the publisher, includes the outer clear plastic dust jacket with just the words "Limited Edition" printed in red over the "regular" dust jacket which is illustrated by Elmer Hader, the same artist who illustrated Steinbeck'sThe Long Valley and The Grapes of Wrath, this is a major Author Presentation Copy of the first order, Inscribed to his own publisher, Harold Kleinert Guinzburg, co-founder of The Viking Press ("For H. K. G./with ks/from/John Steinbeck"), this tale of morality was his last novel and is generally credited as having won him the Nobel Prize for Literature, Goldstone & Payne A38a, Morrow 251. Fine . Seller Inventory # JD29405

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