Lot 168 of 455:
East of Eden, 1st Trade Ed. 1st issue dj  

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East of Eden

Steinbeck, John

New York

Viking Press



(8vo) original green cloth, pictorial dust jacket. First Trade Edition, First Issue.

First issue text, with the word "bite" present on page 281, line 38. First issue jacket with Steinbeck portrait. Steinbeck's epic novel about two families who settle in the rich farmlands of California. Goldstone-Payne A32.b.

Lot Amendments

Chips and tears to jacket, some toning; hints of sunning at spine ends and edges, small chips to a few leaves at lower edge; very good in like jacket.

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