New York: The Viking Press, 1953.
First edition, first printing, first state with orange topstain. Bound in publisher's grey and black cloth with decorations and titles stamped in orange. Fine, with corners lightly bumped, in a Near Fine first state dust jacket with publisher's original price of $4.50 and advert for The Short Novels of John Steinbeck on the rear flap and no reviews, with light edge wear. A beautiful copy, in unusually nice condition. Item #140938331