Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 1937 First Edition; Covici Friede, NY

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $1,250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Item Condition: Very Good


'Of Mice and Men' by John Steinbeck; Published by Covici-Friede, New York, 1937 First Edition, First Printing with "pendula" on page 9 and bullet between 8's on page 88. One of 2500 printed. Steinbeck's classic novel of farm hands during the Great Depression. Very Good+ tan cloth hardcover with tan lettering boxed in orange and black on front cover and same on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Clean solid copy with light fading to red title box on spine; In Fine unclipped facsimile dust jacket in new archival mylar cover; Handsome copy; gift worthy. A classic American novel. By way of illustration of this volume's scarcity, 2500 copies of the first issue were printed vs. 50,000 for the 'Grapes of Wrath', and 78,000 for 'Cannery Row'. Basis for the 1939 Lewis Milestone film with Burgess Meredith and Lon Chaney, Jr. in the lead, and which lost out to 'Gone With the Wind' for the Best Picture Oscar.

Title: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 1937 First Edition; Covici Friede, NY

Author Name: John Steinbeck

Categories: Rare and Collectible, Classics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Covici-Friede, New York: 1937

Binding /Other: Hardcover

Item Condition: Very Good

Jacket / Sleeve Condition: Fine

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