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Steinbeck, John
East of Eden
first edition. NY, Viking, 1952, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Wood grain slipcase, one of 1,500 copies Signed by Steinbeck, this was the book he waited all his life to write, the result is a flawed masterpiece, but it is a masterpiece nonetheless, it is also the source for the film version that launched the brief, but brilliant career of James Dean, it was also the source for a Broadway musical and a television mini-series, Goldstone & Payne A32a, Morrow 217. Absolutely fine, very scarce in this condition and especially scarce with both the acetate jacket and slipcase, this is the best copy we have ever seen.
Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman
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