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Travels with Charley: In Search of America by  John Steinbeck - First Edition - 1962 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140941317)

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America

by Steinbeck, John

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New York: The Viking Press, 1962. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. An advance review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Bound in original coarse off-white cloth stamped in black and brown. Fine, with faint foxing to cloth, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with toning and light staining to spine, light shelf wear and a light crease down the front panel. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author takes a road trip around America in 1960 with his traveling companion, a standard poodle named Charley.

Synopsis

Travels with Charley: In Search of America is a travelogue by American author John Steinbeck. It documents the road trip he took with his French standard poodle Charley around the United States, in 1960. He wrote that he was moved by a desire to see his country on a personal level, since he made his living writing about it.

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Seller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
140941317
Title
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
Author
Steinbeck, John
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1962
Keywords
dogs, travel, America
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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publisher's slip
A piece of paper from the publisher included in an advance review copy or an uncorrected proof copy of a book. A publisher's... [More]
shelf wear
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fine
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Cloth
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spine
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Advance Review Copy
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jacket
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