4 Steinbeck Firsts, Incl: Bombs Away, 1942.
[Steinbeck, John]. 4 Titles. ++ Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team. Photographs by John Swope. NY: Viking Press, 1942. 8vo. Blue cloth lettered and illustrated in black and white, top edge blue. Very good, light wear to covers. In dj with creasing to spine ends and top edge, mostly short tears to dj’s top edge, and repair to dj’s spine on underside. 1st edition, with “$2.50” dj price. Goldstone & Payne A18a. ++ The Forgotten Village. Viking, 1941. 4to. Natural beige cloth with green lettering on spine and green front cover illustration. Fading to the publisher's green stain on top edge. Otherwise very good in price clipped dj with creasing and minor tears to dj’s edges and chipping at dj’s corners. 1st edition. Goldstone & Payne A14a. ++ Sweet Thursday. Viking, 1954. 8vo. Yellow-beige cloth; very good in price clipped dj with chip to upper right of rear panel, small chip to lower edge of dj, some tears to dj’s upper portion, and creasing. Ink ownership on ffep. 1st hardcover edition. Goldstone & Payne A33b. ++ The Pearl. Viking, 1947. Brown cloth with black illustration on lower left portion of front cover. Very good, text block’s top edge’s green stain faded. In dj with wear along its edges, short tears near dj’s corners, and repair to dj’s spine base. 1st ed. Goldstone & Payne A25a.