(#160403) THE PEARL. John Steinbeck.

THE PEARL. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Octavo, drawings by José Clemente Orozco, original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black, top edge stained green. First edition, first printing, A parable based on an old Mexican folk tale. Goldstone and Payne A25a. Top edge stain faded, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket (priced $2.00 on the front flap) with wear along top and bottom edges, mainly at spine ends, and faded spine panel. The jacket is the variant with Steinbeck looking to his left. A nice copy overall. (#160403).

Price: $350.00

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