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THE WAYWARD BUS by John Steinbeck - First Edition; First Printing - 1947 - from Rare Book Cellar and Biblio.com

THE WAYWARD BUS

by John Steinbeck

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New York: Viking Press. 1947. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in a Good dust jacket. Ex-library with the usual markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

Today, nearly forty years after his death, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Over the next year, his many works, beginning with the six shown here, will be published as black-spine Penguin Classics for the first time and will feature eye-catching, newly commissioned art.Of this initial group of six titles, The Wayward Bus is in a new edition. An imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California's back roads. This allegorical novel of pilgrimage includes a new introduction by Gary Scharnhorst.Penguin Classics is proud to present these seminal works to a new generation of readers—and to the many who revisit them again and again.


  • Seller: Rare Book Cellar US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 38240
  • Title: THE WAYWARD BUS
  • Author: John Steinbeck
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1947


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