Lot 222 of 302:
Steinbeck's Cup of Gold, 1st U.K. Ed. in scarce jacket  

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Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History

Steinbeck, John


William Heinemann Ltd.



(8vo) blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. First British Edition.

First British edition in a very good example of the scarce original dust jacket, with blurbs for In Dubious Battle on the rear panel. Goldstone-Payne A1.d.

Lot Amendments

Jacket with toning, minor chipping and some minuscule closed tears to edges, larger piece lacking at spine head, price-clipped at bottom corner of front flap; volume leaning just a bit with mild rubbing to edges; faint toning to endpaper edges, a few leaves with bent corner tips; about near fine volume with very good jacket.

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