Sign In | Register
No image available

The Wayward Bus

by Steinbeck, John

Condition: Fine/Very Good


The Viking Press, 1947 NY: Viking Press, 1947. First Edition in rare variant gray cloth binding, with blind-stamping on bottom of front cover. Book near fine, spine faded, spotting on spine and boards and rear end-papers, frayed spot from removal of tape on rear paste-down. DJ very good, wear at spine ends and corners, discoloration on spine, flaps, back and inside DJ. DJ flap price reads "$2.75.". 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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: Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005805
  • Title: The Wayward Bus
  • Author: Steinbeck, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Viking Press
  • Date published: 1947


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:
paste-down
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an esse...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne...[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]
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]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]

$400.00

$6.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Cleaning and repairing leather books

Cleaning and repairing leather books

Wondering how to take care of the leather books in your collection? Renowned book care expert Bern Marcowitz explains how and when to clean and repair leather books.

Is My Family Bible Valuable?

Is your family bible valuable?

While they may have sentimental value, bibles passed down through the family are not often worth a lot of money. Learn more...


Trustpilot