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Reporting Civil Rights, in Two Volumes: Part One, American Journalism 1941-1963; Part Two, American Journalism 1963-1973 (The Library of America 137 & 138)

By: Ellison, Ralph; Hughes, Langston; Warren, Robert Penn; Halberstam, David; Baldwin, James; Zinn, Howard; Steinbeck, John; Lees, Hannah; King, Martin Luther; Thompson, Hunter S.; Hersey, John; Trillin, Calvin; Walker, Alice

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203811

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Both volumes include publisher's slipcase and insert. 2003 Hard Cover. xvi, 996; xv, 986 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A two-volume collection of writings on the American civil rights movement, drawn from original newspaper and magazine reports and contemporary books, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American literature and history in print as a way of preserving cultural heritage.Keywords:... View more info

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Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2199022

Condition: Good


1945 4th printing, includes wartime statement on copyright page. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit soiled, ink name on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth boards. Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Cannery Row is his study of American life in Monterey, California. View more info

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The Red Pony (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261956

ISBN: 0140177361

Condition: Near Fine


Pages faintly toned. 1992 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 100 pp. Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and demands of a rancher's life. He is used to the way of horses, too; but nothing has prepared him for the special connection he will forge with Gabilan, the hot-tempered pony his father gives him. With Billy Buck, the hired hand, Jody tends and trains his horse, restlessly anticipating the moment he will sit high upon Gabilan's saddle. But when Gabilan falls ill, Jody discovers there are still lessons he must l... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, New York: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184582

Condition: Very Good


First photoplay edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink name on top of first text page.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Film stills on jacket, plates of scenes from motin picture throughout text. A novel focusing on the occupation of a small town during World War II, which inspired a film of the same name the following year. Written with a purpose to motivate resistance movements in occupied countries, it cleverly avoids mentioning names of countries, though it clearly depicts events mirroring the German occupation of No... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200387

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Minor damage to bottom corner, jacket edges rubbed. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1852586

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Boards lightly soiled, front free endpaper removed, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from spine foot, jacket lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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To a God Unknown

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184607

Condition: Very Good


First printing of World's Tower Books reissue. Rochester Typographical Union Lending Library sticker and checkout list on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss and tears to corners.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men, in which a New England farmer moves to California to make a better life. One of Steinbeck's scarcer titles. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2184585

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly toned, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619 pp. 8vo. Original beige cloth, brown titles & wrap-around image of the Joads headed to the mountains, blue top page ridge. Battle Hymn of the Republic music printed on endpapers. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, ... View more info

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The Pastures of Heaven (Bantam 899)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books, New York: 1951

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2059255

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Pages toned, edges lightly rubbed. 1951 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 182 pp. This novel has ben cited by some critics as the most representative of Steinbeck's versatile gifts. This simply-told story of a California community living in a long valley floored with green pasturage, has all the liteary qualities which have made its author famous-the clear-cut characterization, the carefully detailed background, the incisive incident, the purposeful but unlabored pointing up of the inherent ironies in human hope and endeavor. View more info

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America and Americans

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266461

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing before publication. Jacket price clipped, 1 inch closed tear on front jacket corner, jacket toned. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 207, [1] pp. By the Nobel Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. Illustrated with pictures by 55 photographers. CONTENTS: Foreword; E Pluribus Unum; Paradox and Dream; Government of the People; Created Equal; Genus Americanus; The Pursuit of Happiness; Americans and the Land; Americans and the World; Americans and the Future; Afterword; Acknowledgments. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (Bantam No. 7)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1945

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266632

Condition: Good


First paperback printing. Edges rubbed, two 1 inch closed tears along spine, wrappers beginning to delaminate. 1945 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 570 pp. First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads—driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into Haves and Hav... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2272838

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, two small spots on front board. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusi... View more info

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Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2278893

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, spine leans forward, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186, [6] pp. 8vo. They are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick and dark of face; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a family, clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can c... View more info

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The Red Pony

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279321

Condition: Very Good


First illustrated edition, variant without color plate on front board. Lacks slipcase. Light ring stain on front board. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 131, [1] pp. 8vo. Original beige cloth, gilt titles. Printed on laid paper. Beautiful watercolor illustrations by Wesley Dennis. Raised on a ranch in northern California, Jody is well-schooled in the hard work and demands of a rancher's life. He is used to the way of horses, too; but nothing has prepared him for the special connection he will forge with Gabilan, a hot-tempered pony his father gives him. With Billy... View more info

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The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279323

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. First gathering of pages loose, ink bookstore stamp on rear endpaper. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 122, [2] pp. 8vo. Illustrations by Jose Clemente Orozco. In this short book illuminated by a deep understanding and love of humanity, John Steinbeck retells an old Mexican folk tale: the story of the great pearl, how it was found, and how it was lost. For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him ... View more info

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The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279325

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin?s wife, Queen Marie, who ?might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant?; his uncle, a man of dubious virtue; his glamour-struck daughter and her beau, the son of the so-called 'egg king' of Petaluma, California; and a motley crew of courtiers ... View more info

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Tortilla Flat: Photoplay Edition

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2279326

Condition: Very Good


1942 photoplay edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Jacket features image of Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamar, and John Garfield, who starred in the 1942 motion picture adaptation. A novel by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279356

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Second state. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed.The Moon Is Down, a novel by John Steinbeck fashioned for adaptation for the theatre and for which Steinbeck received the Norwegian King Haakon VII Freedom Cross, was published by Viking Press in March 1942. The sto... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279362

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Small ink scribble on front paste-down endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473 pp. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusionment once the... View more info

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The Winter of Our Discontent

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279365

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor tears. Front endpaper missing. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. 8vo. In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.” Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of the novel, works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned. With the decline in their status, his wife is restless, and his teenag... View more info

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East of Eden

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sears Readers Club: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279371

Condition: Very Good


Large stain on front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name on front endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 602 pp. This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. A strange and original work of art.--New York Times Book Review. (Literature/Classics) View more info

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The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Del Rey: 1980

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279607

ISBN: 0345289552

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1980 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Steinbeck's first posthumously published work, The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights is a reinterpretation of tales from Malory's Morte d'Arthur. In this highly successful attempt to render Malory into Modern English, Steinbeck recreated the rhythm and tone of the original Middle English. View more info

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Sweet Thursday

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279756

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 273 pp. In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that are just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery Row — the weedy lots and junk heaps and flophouses of Monterey, John Steinbeck once more brings to life the denizens of a netherworld of laughter and tears — from Fauna, new headmistress of the local brothel, to Hazel, a bum whose mother must have wanted a daughter. View more info

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The Red Pony

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281495

ISBN: 0140187391

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Written at a time of profound anxiety caused by the illness of his mother, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck draws on his memories of childhood in these stories about a boy who embodies both the rebellious spirit and the contradictory desire for acceptance of early adolescence. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281898

ISBN: 0140042393

Condition: Good


Reprint. Pages lightly toned. 1978 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Set during the Great Depression, this novel traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283484

Condition: Very Good


12th printing. Lacks jacket. Front hinge just starting, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, a... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2285628

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on spine, top edge faintly foxed. 1983 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a fa... View more info

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Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287038

Condition: Good


First edition. Personal copy of second lieutenant Robert H. Adams. No jacket. Hinges starting, minor ink notes throughout text. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 184 pp. On the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath and at the height of the American war effort John Steinbeck, one of the most prolific and influential literary figures of his generation, wrote Bombs Away, a nonfiction account of his experiences with U.S. Army Air Force bomber crews during World War II. Now, for the first time since its original publication in 1942, Penguin... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $425.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292253

Condition: Good


First edition ('First published in April 1939' stated on copyright page). Includes new facsimile of the Elmer Hader jacket. Spine toned, boards lightly soiled, edges a bit foxed, a bit musty, ink name and date on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 619, [1] pp. 8vo. Battle Hymn of the Republic endpapers. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel that encapsulated the American experience during the Great Depression. It inspired the equally successful John Ford film starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine, which won two Academy Awards. View more info

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The Moon is Down

By: Steinbeck, John; Coers, Donald V. - Introduction

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1995

Seller ID: 2291528

ISBN: 0140187464

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper faintly creased. 1995 Trade Paperback. xxviii, 112 pp. Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceable town comes face-to-face with evil imposed from the outside—and betrayal born within the close-knit community. In this masterful tale set in Norway during World War II, Steinbeck explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. As he delves into the emotions of the German commander and the Norwegian traitor, and depicts the spirited patriotism of the Norwegian underground, Steinbeck uncovers profound, often unsettling truths about war—and about human na... View more info