The Short Reign of Pippin IV - 1st Edition/1st Printing
An attractive First Printing of the First Edition in the original strawberry cloth with heraldic blind-stamping. In Nearly Fine condition in dust-jacket with little browning and rubbing. Goldstone/Payne A36a;
The farcical tale of a French astronomer who, by a twist of fate, is briefly appointed King of France, a true gem, unlike Steinbeck's many other titles, filled with mirth and humor.
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; 188,  pages
Publisher: New York: Viking Press, 1957.
Illustrator: Illustrated by William Pène Du Bois; B & W Drawings