Steinbeck, John (1902-1968) East of Eden. New York: Viking Press, 1952. First edition (with "First published by the Viking Press in 1952" on copyright page and the word "bite" in its uncorrected state on page 281), octavo, bound in publisher's green cloth and original dust jacket (tape repairs on verso of jacket, spine of jacket faded, chipping), 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.
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