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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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Travels with Charley: In Search of America

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279358

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top corner of front board bumped. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 246, [2] pp. 8vo. Beige cloth, brown and black titles, light brown top edge. Map illustrated endpapers. Steinbeck's account of his travels through forty states with his dog Charley, a trip he took to reacquaint himself with the America that had been the subject of his writing for the last two decades. 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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Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279733

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state (correction to 'loosely' on page 9, no bullet on page 88, Saint Katy the Virgin appears in list of author's works opposite title page). Includes new facsimile jacket. Owner bookplate and small discolored mark on front endpaper, spine a bit toned. 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 Calif... 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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In Dubious Battle

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281497

ISBN: 0140186417

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The story of a strike among the migratory workers in the apple orchards of California rising up in dubious battle against injustice. 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 Winter of Our Discontent

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281899

ISBN: 0140062211

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 1985 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. The novel of an honest man's struggles with seductive temptations of today's easy money and morals. View more info

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

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2282437

Condition: Fine


1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424, [2] pp. 8vo. Bonded 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 failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to ... 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; DeMott, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268248

ISBN: 0140186409

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed, ink initial on first page. 1992 Trade Paperback. xlix, 619 pp. Set during the Great Depression, the novel focuses on the Joads, a poor family of tenant farmers driven from their Oklahoma home by drought, economic hardship, agricultural industry changes and bank foreclosures forcing tenant farmers out of work. Due to their nearly hopeless situation, and in part because they are trapped in the Dust Bowl, the Joads set out for California. Along with thousands of other Okies, they seek jobs, land, dignity, and a future. View more info

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Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional References to History (Armed Services Edition 750)

By: Steinbeck, John; Gannett, Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Armed Services, Inc. / The Council on Books in Wartime: 1936

Seller ID: 2206843

Condition: Good


A few creases on front wrapper along spine, edges rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1936 Soft Cover. 285, [1] pp. Oblong, printed wrappers. A reissue of Steinbeck's first novel, released for distribution to members of the United States Armed Services during World War II. Cup of Gold: A life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History (1929) was John Steinbeck's first novel, a work of historical fiction based loosely on the life and death of privateer Henry Morgan. It centres on Morgan's assault and sacking of Panama City (the Cup of Gold), and the woman fairer than the sun ... View more info

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The Short Novels of John Steinbeck: Tortilla Flat; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men; The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John; Jackson, Joseph Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2266871

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Front hinge just starting, jacket edges rubbed. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 527, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of short novels by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize, with an introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson written specially for this publication. Includes: Tortilla Flat; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men; The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl. View more info

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The Short Novels of John Steinbeck: Tortilla Flat; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men; The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John; Jackson, Joseph Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2270202

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Jacket rubbed, fore edge a bit foxed, ink name on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 527, [1] pp. 8vo. A collection of short novels by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize, with an introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson written specially for this publication. Includes: Tortilla Flat; The Red Pony; Of Mice and Men; The Moon is Down; Cannery Row; The Pearl. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Living Library L-5)

By: Steinbeck, John; Van Doren, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283612

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. 1 inch chip from front jacket corner, minor loss from other corners. 1947 Hard Cover. 468, [2] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Carl Van Doren, illustrations by John Groth. 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,... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John; Weisberger, Bernard A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276031

ISBN: 0895773872

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Publisher's insert laid in. 1991 Hard Cover. 445, [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 disillusionment once they arrive there and fall prey to a parasitic economic system. The in... View more info

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Of Mice and Men (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2285590

Condition: Near Fine


Fore edge corners lightly rubbed, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1977 Large Hardcover. 165 pp. 11 x 8. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by John T. Winterich, illustrations by Fletcher Martin. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. View more info

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Of Mice and Men (Collector's Edition)

By: Steinbeck, John; Winterich, John T. - introduction

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2272194

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, endpaper edges a bit faded. 1977 Full-Leather. 164, [4] pp. 11 x 8. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fletcher Martin, introduction by John T. Winterich. Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection

By: Steinbrunner, Chris; Penzler, Otto

Price: $8.00

Publisher: McGraw Hill: 1976

Seller ID: 2275202

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket, lightly rubbed. 1976 Hard Cover. An important reference guide to the authors, characters, and books of the mystery genre. View more info

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Two Stories / Deux nouvelles: A Dual-Language Book

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dover: 2005

Seller ID: 2266099

ISBN: 0486439577

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. In writing these two ardently romantic and turbulent tales, Stendhal delved deep into old Italian narratives and into his own impassioned heart. “Vanina Vanini” and “L’abbesse de Castro” abound in the qualities for which the French author remains enduringly popular: his strong-willed, impulsive characters; his dry wit and keen irony; and the sweeping drama of his historical settings. View more info

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The Red and the Black (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 157)

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262777

Condition: Very Good


Reprint, 1941-1955 based on jacket design (Toledano 157.2). Minimal pencil notes to first few pages, pencil name on page ridge, jacket corners a bit rubbed, jacket toned. 1926 Hard Cover. iii, 287, [1], vi, 349, [3] pp. Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrief. Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life-by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Julien ultimately commits a crime-out of passion, principle, or insanity-that will bring about his downfall. The Red and the Black is a lively, satirical pic... View more info

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The Red and the Black

By: Stendhal, Marie-Henri Beyle De; Moncrieff, C.K. Scott (Translator); Basso, Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1954

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261481

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass. Spine faded, owner bookplate on front endpaper, postcard laid in, slipcase corners a bit rubbed. 1954 Hard Cover. Translated from the French by C.K. Scott-Moncrieff, with an introduction by Hamilton Basso, and illustrations by Rafaello Busoni. Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black) is a novel by Stendhal, published in 1830. The title has been translated into English variously as Scarlet and Black, Red and Black, and The Red and the Black. It is set in 1830, and relates a young man's attempts to rise above his plebeian birth through a combina... View more info

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Home Scenes and Home Sounds; or, The World from My Window.

By: Stephens, H. Marion

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fetridge and Company.: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2077476

Condition: Good


First edition. Rear free endpaper and front flyleaf removed, frontispiece & tissue guard foxed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1854 Hard Cover. 288 pp. 8vo. A collection of short stories and verse, some of which was originally published separately in periodicals. The first sort, entitled 'The Maniac's Curse - A Legend of Wyoming' is an early appearance of the name Wyoming, which would not officially become a separately named territory until fourteen years later (the name was originally made famous by the poem 'Gertrude of Wyoming', written in 1809 by Thomas Campbell). View more info

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Irish Fairy Tales

By: Stephens, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269472

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few light spots on jacket, small tear along bottom edge of jacket front and jacket rear, front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1968 Hard Cover. 318 pp. Retold by a master storyteller and lyrically illustrated by Arthur Rackham, these ten hero tales and legends evoke the overlapping worlds of men and of Faery. The collection includes stories of FIonn, who conquered a lord of the Shi to gain command of the warriors of the Fianna but lost his enchanted bride to the Dark Magician; of the Carl of the Drab Coat, who ran a fantastic food race to protect th... View more info