New York: Pynson Printers, 1936. 1st. Hardcover. 1st edition thus. 8vo. 30, (1)pp. Printed as Christmas gifts for 5 subscribers - 50 copies for Elmer Adler, 100 for Frederick B. Adams, Jr., 150 for Ben Abramson, 50 for Edwin J. Beinecke, and 20 for Howard Mott. This is one of the Beinecke copies with presentation at rear stating "This copy of Nothing So Monstrous with pen and ink drawings by Donald McKay was made by the Pynson Printers of New York at the request of EdwinJ. Beinecke for presentation to Dr. J. A. Giles December Nineteen Thirty-Six." Additional PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION by Beinecke to ffep and with his gilt & red leather bookplate. Marbled boards, orange buckram spine, printed in black. Light wear to extremities else a fine copy. Item #13576
The first separate publication of Nothing So Monstrous, which originally formed one of the episodes in Steinbeck's The Pastures of Heaven, published in 1932. (Goldsotone and Payne A2f). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.