Book #26775

Travels With Charley - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Steinbeck

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [viii], 246, [2] pages
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1962.

Price: $619.00

A charming first printing of the first edition in coarse bleached cloth with read drawing of a dog; top edges stained yellow. Just about Fine condition in Near Fine dust jacket. No mention of Book Club edition on front inner fold of dust jacket [Goldstone/Payne A39]. An attractive collectible.

Steinbeck's voyage of rediscovery, accompanied by a distinguished French poodle named Charley. "From start to finish, I found no strangers...These are my people and this is my country."

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.