New York: Viking Press, (1939). First Edition. 8vo. 619 pp. Dustjacket illustrated by Elmer Hader. Beige cloth with reddish-brown line-drawing & lettering; illustrated endpapers in color pictorial dustjacket with the price $2.75. The "First Edition" statement at lower corner is clipped; all other aspects of the dustjacket are the same as a first edition dustjacket. A very good copy (small stain on ffep edge; old, mostly neat, gluing along title page hinge; two chips at dustjacket spine head joints; wear and chips to extremities); still a presentatble copy. Item #22011
Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the Dust Bowl. Basis for the John Ford film featuring Henry Fonda as Tom Joad for which he was nominated for an Academy Award; (Goldstone & Payne A12).