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Lot 0049
Steinbeck, John. East of Eden. NY: Viking, 1952. First edition, first issue (with "bite" for "bight" on p. 281, line 3), in first state dust jacket with author's photographic portrait on rear panel and no reviews. 8vo. 602pp. Bright green cloth with dark green lettering, and black on red title patch to spine. The book is Very Good Plus: binding is tight, the corners are pointy; the covers are clean, as are the pages. The dust jacket, priced $4.50 on front flap, is Good Plus. It is clean, though rear panel is slightly dust-soiled, missing chips along top edge, and 1½ " piece at spine crown affecting the author's name; front panel suffers a large creased tear, still it is an appealing looking jacket, protected in archival Brodart sleeve. Modern 1st edition

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    Steinbeck, John East of Eden

    Estimate $200 - $300Jan 10, 2018