Skip to content

The Grapes of Wrath.

The Grapes of Wrath.

The Grapes of Wrath.

The Grapes of Wrath. -

by Steinbeck, John

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first

Description

London, Heinemann, 1939, first British edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover.. With the very scarce wrap-around band noting this was a Book Society Fiction Choice, this copy with a small slip affixed to the title page that is Inscribed by John Steinbeck ("For L. Downing/John Steinbeck"), Goldstone & Payne A12b, Morrow 108. Near fine.
NZ$8,914.50
NZ$8.49 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 7 to 14 days
More Shipping Options
Ships from James M. Dourgarian, Bookman (California, United States)

Details

  • Title The Grapes of Wrath.
  • Author Steinbeck, John
  • Publisher London, Heinemann, 1939, first British edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover.
  • Bookseller's Inventory # JD29403

About James M. Dourgarian, Bookman California, United States

Biblio member since 2006
Seller rating: This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.

Open by appointment only

Terms of Sale:

Any item returnable for any reason within 7 days, if prior notice is given and the same item is returned in the same condition as sent. Payment in U.S. dollars only. In general, postage is $4 for the first item and $1 each thereafter. International orders should inquire.

Browse books from James M. Dourgarian, Bookman

About this book

John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath stands as a pivotal piece of American literature. The story follows the Joad family (and thousands of others) as they are driven from the Oklahoma farm where they are sharecroppers during the Great Depression. The drought, economic hardship, and changes in financial and agricultural industries send them searching for dignity and honest work in the bountiful state of California.

The novel earned Steinbeck the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1940, and inspired the classic film of the same name the same year. The film starred Henry Fonda as Tom Joad, and Steinbeck's words and ideas shine through that medium. In 1962, Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for the body of his work, and The Grapes of Wrath stands as his most recognized and esteemed book.
-

First Edition Identification

 The book was first published in 1939, by The Viking Press. Commonly found flaws in the first edition of this work include age tanning, rolling of the spine, and chips to the edges of the pages and boards. Signed copies of a First Edition in excellent condition can fetch over $20,000. The first UK edition was printed by William Heinemann, also in 1939. Signed First UK editions are also collectible, often sold for over $5,000 USD. 

Categories