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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: Near Fine/Near Fine


Viking, 1947 First Edition, First Printing. An attractive dustjacket with some wear to the spine ends and edges. This original dustjacket is rich in color, without the ubquitous fading or darkening to the spine. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean and there is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this true first edition in collector's condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near 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-1557573848
  • Title: Wayward Bus
  • Author: Steinbeck, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking
  • Date published: 1947


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