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The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck - First Edition First Printing  - 1947 - from mdpinc Books and Biblio.com

The Wayward Bus

by John Steinbeck

Condition: Very Good/Good-


New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This book is clean, tight, square with good corners (lightly rubbed) and internally unmarked in an about good dust jacket. It has a Feb, 1947 name on the front paste down, the name is also on the front of the dust jacket (smaller). It is very lightly rubbed at the edges. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges and has a few light chips and short closed tears at the ends of the spine. It has 312 bright clear pages in red/brown cloth covered boards with bright gold titles on the spine and front which has a blind stamp of the bus at the bottom. The copyright page states "Published by The Viking Press in February 1947", at the bottom of the page "Printed in the U. S. A. by The Haddon Craftsmen". The dj has $2.75 price.

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.


  • Bookseller: mdpinc Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016343
  • Title: The Wayward Bus
  • Author: John Steinbeck
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good-
  • Edition: First Edition First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Viking Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1947
  • Keywords: General
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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