Of Mice and Men

by Steinbeck, John

Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California.An intimate portrait of two men who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world marred by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. Clinging to each other in their loneliness and alienation, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie dream, as drifters will, of a place to call their own—a couple of acres and a few pigs, chickens, and rabbits back in Hill Country where land is cheap. But after they come to work on a ranch in the fertile Salinas Valley of California, their hopes, like "the best-laid schemes o' mice an' men," begin to go awry.  Of Mice and Men explores themes of human interaction, dependence, and the damaging effects of isolation. (Goodreads)

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Covici-Friede Publishing published the First Edition, First Printing hardcover in New York, 1937. 

Heinemann published a First UK hardcover Edition in London, 1937.

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World Publishing Co. published a First Edition thus hardcover in Cleveland, 1947.

The Limited Editions Club published a First Edition Thus in New York, 1970. 

Easton Press published a First Edition Thus, Collector’s Edition in Norwalk, 1977. The edition is characterized by its full leather binding, hubbed spine, and gilt accents.

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London, Heinemann, 1937, first British edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover.. Blue pictorial jacket designed and illustrated by Michael Rothenstein printed in pink and black and with pink endpapers and top edge stained pink (Goldstone & Payne state that the top edge is stained blue with the jacket printed in black only, noting a variant in a white jacket… Read more about this item
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first edition first printing (first state points all present) hardcover in dust jacket (Covici Friede, 1937); prior owner name front paste-down corner, text unmarked; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover, vivid titling; minimal cover corner bump; dj has little darkening along spine, age tone, and edge wear (short tears/shallow chipping at spine ends and corners); dj flap corners… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. First edition, second state.. Very good+ in its original binding of tan cloth covered boards with a near completely faded text block on the spine and the title and author's name on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 5/8 inches with light soiling to the boards and… Read more about this item
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NY: Covici Friede Inc.. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1937. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Publisher's cloth. The first edition first state with the bullet between the 8s on p. 88 and the word pendula on p. 9. The cloth is lightly stained. Bookplate to fep. Foxing primarily at endpages; some darkening to block edge. Mesh… Read more about this item
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First UK edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1937). Bound in full green morocco by the Cottage Bindery of Bath. Top edge gilt; raised bands with gilt compartments; gilt borders to upper and lower covers with a pictorial on-lay to the upper cover replicating the original illustration from the UK first edition dust jacket in colour. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase.… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. Published by Covici Friede Publishers, New York, 1937. Measures 5" x 7.5", 186 pages. First edition, third printing - so stated on the copyright page. Original dust jacket with $2.00 price and "Third Printing" printed on the front flap.… Read more about this item
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1st UK ed. Blue cloth boards, pink endpapers, faded pink stained top edge. The book has a very slight lean, blue mark to bottom corner of rear board. Light foxing to endpapers, neat owner's inscription on ffep and a small bookseller sticker on fep. Small 15mm tear on the inside of rear pastedown at hinge. The fragile wartime d/w has… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede, 1937 [1937-39]. One multi-signed playbook (Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts) and two original annotated scripts (first theatrical and film adaptations) previously owned by Of Mice and Men stage manager (play) and dialogue coach (film), Frank Coletti. 1). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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New York: Viking Press, 1968. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. GOOD PLUS. New York: Viking Press, 1968. First edition thus. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches: pp. 119. Gold gilt lettering on spine of green cloth-covered boards. No dust jacket. LARGE PRINT. Blue stamping mark along bottom text edge. Light wear, rubbing to extremities. Spine caps a bit… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. First Edition, Second Issue. Cloth. Good +/Like New Facsimile. 8vo (7 5/8" x 4 7/8"), beige cloth with label on spine & front cover, facsimile dust jacket, 186 pages. John Steinbeck (1902-1968) won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature. He has been called "a giant of American letters." Best-selling author of many… Read more about this item
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New York.: Covici, Friede., 1937. 1st Edition. 2nd State.. Tan cloth, tan titles on brown backgrounds.. Very good, slightly cocked, spine slightly darkened, pages lightly toned as usual.. 19.2x12 cm.. weight: 0.9 lb.
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Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck, decorations by Michael Rothenstein - London, William Heinemann, 1937 - 1st Edition (UK) - Hardcover - 164pp - 19x13 cm Condition Good: Cover shows some wear at corners and edges, name inside, light foxing at some pages, some pages roughly cut. No big issues; clean, tight, binding firm. If you have any questions or want… Read more about this item
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