Viking, 1945, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
JOHN STEINBECK. The Red Pony, New York: Viking, 1945. Tall octavo, first illustrated edition (preceded by a 1937 Covici-Friede edition), pp. 131, 1 (ad), tan and blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and picture of a horse mounted on front, all edges tinted blue, slipcase lacking, bookplate on front pastedown, illustrations by Wesley Dennis. Of the two variations of this edition, this is the one printed by the Zeese-Wilkinson Co. A California-based Old West tale for older children. Condition of this book: A few minor stains to covers, clean and tight, leaves age toning. First Illustrated Edition, or first by this illustrator and in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; United States; 1940s; Animals & Birds. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54172.