Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 259

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
STEINBECK, JOHN. The Grapes of Wrath. 8vo, publisher's pictorial tan cloth; unrestored dust jacket, corners clipped retaining $2.75 price, spine panel sunned, light edgewear with a few minor scrapes and creases; endpapers discolored from old binder's glue as often seen; custom felt-lined cloth folding case with morocco spine label gilt. First edition, with Steinbeck's signature on plain card laid down to half-title. Includes loosely inserted typed letter dated 19 March 1959 on plain paper (folded twice) from Steinbeck's agents McIntosh & Otis, Inc., advising collector seeking his autograph the forwarding of the current signature. Goldstone & Payne A12.a. New York: Viking, (1939)