Lot 239: Author: Steinbeck, John. Title: Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History. Place Published: London. Publisher: William Heinemann. Date Published: (1936). Description: viii, 268 pp. (8vo) 19x13 cm (71/2x5") original tan printed wrappers. Proof copy of the First English Edition. Rare proof of the first English edition of Steinbeck's first novel. Includes the preface by Lewis Gannett for the second American edition. The date on the copyright page was changed to 1937 on the published edition. Proof of Goldstone & Payne, A1d. Condition: Spine leaning and darkened, a bit of wear and soiling; very good.
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