Author: Steinbeck, John
Title: The Moon is Down - Advance Reading Copy
Place Published: New York
Publisher:The Viking Press
Date Published: 1942
Pictorial wrappers with original inside folding flaps. One of 700 copies "bound in paper for distribution exclusively to booksellers." First Edition, Advance Reading Copy.
The 700 copies were issued in advance of the regular edition for distribution to booksellers. These bear the first issue point of the regular edition, the period larger than other periods between the words "talk" and "this" on page 112, line 11. Goldstone-Payne A16.a.