The Viking Press, 1945. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #108060
First. One of 52 signed and lettered copies, in addition to a stated limitation of 699 signed and numbered copies, this is letter "FF" of the lettered issue, signed by Steinbeck. There were likely 52 lettered copies, since double lettered copies such as this have appeared on the market. 1937, 1937. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED. STEINBECK, John. The Red Pony. New York: Covici-Friede, 1937. Octavo, original pictorial beige cloth, uncut, original numbered cardboard slipcase. Housed in a custom clamshell box. The three interconnected stories in this volume (a fourth was added in the 1945 edition) "examine the nature of life and of death and the relationship of the individual to the whole" (Benson, 288). Without original glassine. Goldstone & Payne A9a. Salinas Public Library, 27. Valentine 78. Interior fine. Cloth with slightest toning. Original slipcase lightly worn, with a small piece of the top edge of the case detached but present. A lovely copy in very nearly fine condition.