Lot 167 of 455:
Steinbeck Cup of Gold 1st Ed., 2nd issue in 3rd issue dj  

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

Author:
Steinbeck, John

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Covici Friede

Date:
[1936]

Description:

Preface by Lewis Gannett. 8vo. Maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained blue, color pictorial jacket. First Edition, Second issue.

This copy with a 3rd issue dust jacket. With the Covici-Friede imprint, and with both 1929 and 1936 copyright dates. This second issue was comprised of the unused sheets of the 1929 first issue published by McBride, with new preliminaries, preface, binding, and dust jacket, though the McBride "Liberty Bell" colophon remained on the last page of text. One of 939 copies of those unused sheets. Goldstone & Payne A1.b.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some general wear and soiling to jacket, with some minor chipping to edges and folds, some closed tears to spine; Cloth with corner tips worn, darkening to spine with areas of chipping to cloth; very good.


 
Item number:
310512
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