Of mice and men book for sale. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 2019-01-05

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Of Mice and Men Class Book Sets

of mice and men book for sale

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. There was an ubiquitous book club edition, and once again dust jacket swapping is rampant. When most Steinbeck collectors think of Viva Zapata! He first wrote a book called The Oklahomans. While it carries the same illustrated jacket, it lacks the outer jacket, the limitation page, and also is bound differently. It is easy to find in its slipcase, but is much more difficult to find with the glassine dust jackets intact.

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Steinbeck sale sets new world record

of mice and men book for sale

In reality, Steinbeck knew some Communists and consulted them during his research for the book. Steinbeck would use this sort of participatory reading technique again, both in The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden. Again, be sure the jacket is tissue, not acetate or clear plastic, which are sometimes substituted. The unrecorded fourth variant was also printed by Zeese-Wilkinson, but was bound in a fine light tan cloth and housed in a tan slipcase. It was, in fact, Steinbeck's first book to be made into a film.

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Christian Books, Bibles, Gifts & more.

of mice and men book for sale

The book is in nice shape with light wear to the boards. What a bargain it seems now! Out of this mindset came a small book, a minor masterpiece that in reality is not so minor. Although the men are stark opposites, they share a common dream — to own an acre of land in the wake of the Great Depression. Because a Communist is a character, it was this book that led many to believe that Steinbeck himself was a Communist or at least a sympathizer. We buy Steinbeck First Editions. It traces daily life in a Mexican village. An advanced state of Cannery Row was issued in blue wrappers, very probably for review.

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Of Mice and Men from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

of mice and men book for sale

About this Item: Covici-Friede, New York, 1937. The surface story of Danny and his paisanos and their antics in a poor section of Monterey, California masks a Knights-of-the-Round-Table story. It is a brief and powerful chapter that states there is only one story to be told, that of the battle between good and evil. A lovely price clipped dustjacket that has wear to the spine end and edges. In the second issue, the dot is removed and the dust jacket is smooth.

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Christian Books, Bibles, Gifts & more.

of mice and men book for sale

Interestingly, Mahlon Blaine created the vignette on the title page, the endpapers and the dust jacket, all in a more subdued fashion than his work for Cup of Gold. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Other specialties include Western Americana, books on California and the West, books on Japan, China, and the Orient, and Armed Services Editions. Collectors will need a color chart to tell which version they have. Another complicating factor is the marrying of books and dust jackets from different editions or printings, done by both dealers and collectors.

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Collecting Steinbeck

of mice and men book for sale

At times it is perfect; at other times slow; at still others, mystifying. This was his first book dealing with political upheaval, an examination of large California landowners, the Communist Party, and the workers themselves. Many of those in his closest circle in the publishing world were terribly concerned about the book's controversial ending, but could there be a better ending to tie together the loose ends of what is essentially a plotless book? Its value today is a guess. We also specialize in these same categories for these authors – Jack London, Wallace Stegner, and Stephen King. Ricketts, is a book of marine biology that is still highly regarded by marine biologists.

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Of Mice and Men from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

of mice and men book for sale

The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. He wrote the 600-plus pages of his most famous book in a sustained burst between June and October 1938. Covici took Steinbeck with him, and remained his editor at Viking. New Longman Literature: Steinbeck offers a complete study programme for Steinbeck vels. There is a binding variant for The Log.

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Collecting Steinbeck

of mice and men book for sale

While writing East of Eden, Steinbeck also wrote letters to his friend and editor at Viking, Pat Covici. This he did, moving the setting from Mendocino to his own familiar rural setting. The various story levels reveal themselves and the reader is enthralled. While the author's intentions were good, his results were poor. It took on a life of its own, becoming a Cain and Abel story that questions whether man is predestined to be as he is, or has free will and the ability to change.

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