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The Pastures of Heaven by  John Steinbeck - First Edition - 1932 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942182)

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. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing; one of 650 copies of the first issue. Bound in publisher's green cloth with titles in gilt. Near Fine with slight lean to binding, sunning to spine ends and along top edge and pages toned. In a Very Good dust jacket with edge wear and chipping at spine ends and corners; a large chip to the top and a long closed tear with associated creasing to the bottom of the rear panel. 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 #
140942182
Title
The Pastures of Heaven
Author
Steinbeck, John
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
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 American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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First Edition
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Cloth
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remainder
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]
spine
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jacket
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