STEINBECK, JOHN. 1902-1968. The Pastures of Heaven.  New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932.

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STEINBECK, JOHN. 1902-1968.
The Pastures of Heaven. New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932.

Sold for US$ 9,450 inc. premium
STEINBECK, JOHN. 1902-1968.
The Pastures of Heaven. New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. 8vo. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, black topstain, all other edges untrimmed, publisher's silver dust jacket printed in blue with gold stars. Spine cloth slightly darkened, minor wear to edges of jacket, light rubbing.

FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, one of only 650 copies sold. The remainder of the approximately 1000 bound copies and 850 unbound copies were sold to Robert O. Ballou later in the same year and issued in an altered form. "The most popular of Steinbeck's three early books. It points the way to most of his subsequent writing" (Moore, The Novels of John Steinbeck: A First Critical Study). A terrific, bright copy. Goldstone & Payne A2a.
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