New York: The Viking Press, 1952. First trade edition, in a later issue dust jacket, with the blurbs and no author photograph. Hardcover. 602pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Green cloth with brown panel on spine. The underlying boards are exposed at the bottom fore-edge corners of the covers, and the spine ends are modestly bumped and rubbed. In a dust jacket, with light rubbing to the extremities, age-toning (more visible on the rear panel), and occasional small closed tears and chips in the edges. "Bite" on p. 281, line 38. Very good / very good. Item #56433
A very attractive copy of Steinbeck's sweeping family epic.