Book #28024

Acceptance Speech The Nobel Prize For Literature, 1962 - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Steinbeck

Binding: Pamphlet
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1962.

Price: $490.00

A very attractive Special Limited edition of 3,200 copies/first printing in nearly fine condition with some soiling and staining to the front and rear cover.

Steinbeck's acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize for Literature on Dec. 10, 1962 in Stockholm in which he chastizes Mankind for his assumption of God-like power, warns of the responsibilities thereof, and praises literature as the mode of communication best suited for peaceful solutions.

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.