New York: The Viking Press, Inc., 1962. Octavo; pp 246; G/G-; beige spine with black and brown text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light rubbing to exterior; minor edge wear; sturdy boards; text block edges slightly age toned; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; tight binding.
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New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First Illustrated Edition. Larger octavo, 213 pp., VG-/G+; matte DJ, off-white lettering to black spine, pictorial covers; head of spine chipped off ("J" in "John Steinbeck" somewhat affected); open tears to tail of spine and bottom corner of front cover, overall wear to other corners and edges; overall age-toning/wear; vertical line of rubbing down back of spine, lettering affected yet legible; front flap price clipped; DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, dark green lettering to spine; bumping to head of spine and corners of boards; matte pictorial illustration to front cover beginning to detach from board due to aged paste; dark green top, scattered mild foxing to text-block; interior clean, full-color matte plates by Worthington clear and bright; Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.