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Wayward Bus by  John Steinbeck - 1st Edition - 1947 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Wayward Bus

by Steinbeck , John

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


The Viking Press, New York, 1947 First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket has minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the original dustjacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near 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.


  • Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ABE-15283904948
  • Title: Wayward Bus
  • Author: Steinbeck , John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Viking Press, New York
  • Date published: 1947


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