Lot 414: Author: Steinbeck, John. Title: The Moon Is Down. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Viking Press. Date Published: 1942. Description: Blue cloth, pictorial 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. Small chips and tears to extremities of jacket, light soiling and darkening, price-clipped; light wear to cover, faint fingersoiling throughout, remnants of sticker on rear paste-down; very good in like jacket.
PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London
Thursday, 25th June 2015
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