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John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath (fine first British edition 1939)

Published: Heinemann, London, 1939

Edition: First Edition

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This is the rare British first edition published by Heinemann in 1939. It stands out as one of the beacon books of 20th century literature.  The dust jacket features the breathless BBC rave review in full. 

Publisher's striking turquoise cloth binding with pink end-papers. Contents clean, corners sharp, binding tight. Jacket in very good to near fine condition with some light age associated rubbing along the edges.

This novel won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for fiction. John Steinbeck was also awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

  • Jacket Condition: Near Fine
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
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