Lot 413: Author: Steinbeck, John. Title: The Moon is Down. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Viking Press. Date Published: 1942. Description: (8vo) original blue cloth, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition, first issue. First issue, without printer's name on copyright page and with large period between "talk" and "this" on p. 112, line 11. A masterful novel set in Norway during World War II, in which a small and peaceful town is occupied by Nazi troops. Goldstone-Payne A16. b. Jacket lightly worn at edges; light soiling to cloth; book and jacket very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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