Sign In | Register
Wayward Bus (SIGNED by John Steinbeck) by  John Steinbeck - Signed First Edition - 1947 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Wayward Bus (SIGNED by John Steinbeck)

by Steinbeck, John

Condition: Fine/Fine


Viking, 1947 First Edition, First Printing. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by John Steinbeck. An attractive dustjacket that has light wear to the spine and panels. This original dustjacket has the $2.75 price present with light wear to the spine. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor rubbing to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Steinbeck First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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.




Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
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. A...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has b...[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]

$7,500.00

FREE shipping to USA

More shipping options >




A Brief Introduction to the History of Childrens Books

Collecting Children's Literature

Children's books are among some of the most popular themes to build a book collection on. Learn a bit more in our  Brief History of Children's Literature.

What is a professional bookseller, and how do I become one?

What is a professional bookseller?

Just about anyone can sell a book, but a professional bookseller knows the ins and outs of the rare book trade. Learn more! 


Trustpilot