New York: Covici, Friede, 1936. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. A very clean, bright and exceptional copy of the second printing. Navy blue cloth, lettered and designed in gilt. Steinbeck's first book initially published in 1929 and reprinted in 1936 due to his increased popularity. This second 1936 issue iwas published in blue cloth and with the publishers imprint removed from the spine. This is as nice and bright a copy of this title as one could hope to find.