New York: Viking Press, 1962. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. A rare Steinbeck item, the first appearance of this novel in print. Tipped in mimeograph leaf at the bottom of page 155 as called for.
Very Good plus in tall, plain pink comb bound wrappers, with a dark yellow title label in manual type as issued. The publication information is printed on white stock and tipped on just above the title label. Some bruising at the rear panel from removal.
Morrow 261. Goldstone and Payne A39a. Ahearn APG 048a.