Book #29204

Cup Of Gold

John Steinbeck

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: Second Edition
Publisher: New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1936.

Price: $370.00

The second edition in stunning Fine condition with blue cloth and bright gilt stamping on spine, in equally Fine dust jacket with addition of "AUTHOR OF 'MICE AND MEN'", no mention of Covici-Friede on jacket spine and without published price of $2.50. Goldstone/Payne A1c.

John Steinbeck's first novel, and the only historical novel he ever wrote follows the 1670s fife of Sir Henry Morgan, buccaneer, with occasional reference to history. He had two driving ambitions: one to possess the beautiful woman called La Santa Roja, the other, to conquer Panama, the "cup of gold."; 8vo; [x], 269, [1] 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.