Book #26773

Sweet Thursday - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Steinbeck

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1954.

Price: $319.00

A handsome first printing of the first edition, beige cloth, top edges stained red. Near Fine condition in a bright, better than Very Good, colored pictorial dust jacket, minor edge wear. Goldstone/Payne A33b.

Steinbeck's colorful sequel to "Cannery Row". In Sweet Thursday (naturally the day after Lousy Wednesday) he masterfully chronicles the rise of an unlikely hero as a frightening crisis threatens the Western Biological Supply; 8vo; x, 273, [5] pages.

Author Bio

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902—December 20, 1968) was one of the best-known of the 20th century. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and a total of twenty-five books, novels, non-fiction and short stories. In 1962 Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature.