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The Pastures of Heaven by  John Steinbeck - First Edition - 1932 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938544)

The Pastures of Heaven

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The Pastures of Heaven

by Steinbeck, John

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New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing; one of 650 copies of the first issue. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with slight lean and fading to spine. Remnants of dust jacket tipped in and partially removed at front paste down; front and rear free endpapers offset and with light tape ghosts. Pages toned. Steinbeck's second book, of which only 1,650 copies were bound and 650 of those sold. The remainder were sold to Robert O. Ballou in 1932. Goldstone & Payne A2a.

Synopsis

The Pastures of Heaven is a novel by John Steinbeck, first published in 1932, consisting of twelve interconnected stories about a valley in Monterey, California, which was discovered by a Spanish corporal while chasing runaway Indian slaves. Enchanted by the valley's natural beauty, the corporal names it Las Pasturas del Cielo or "The Pastures of Heaven.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140938544
Title
The Pastures of Heaven
Author
Steinbeck, John
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Brewer, Warren & Putnam
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1932
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is ... [More]
Cloth
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remainder
Book(s) which are sold at a very deep discount to alleviate publisher overstock. Often, though not always, they have a remainder... [More]
tipped in
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First Edition
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jacket
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