Lot 411: Steinbeck In Dubious Battle first edition

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:08:53

Lot 411: Author: Steinbeck, John. Title: In Dubious Battle. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Covici Friede. Date Published: (1936). Description: (8vo) original yellow cloth ruled in red, spine lettered in black, pictorial jacket. First Trade Edition. One of Steinbeck's most beloved novels and a sort of pre-cursor to The Grapes of Wrath, dealing with the struggle between the migrant farm workers and California's farmland owners. Goldstone-Payne A5. b. Jacket spine ends chipped and with amateur paper and tape repair on the reverse; some spotting to cloth, stain to lower edge of rear cover, also affecting jacket; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $1500-2000
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