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