Handsome first printing of Steinbeck's classic tale, with five full-page woodcuts by José Clemente Orozco.
Near fine in like jacket.
"It was a morning like other mornings and yet perfect among mornings."
An attractive copy of this tragic Steinbeck novella about the pearl diver Kino. Equal parts folk tale and parable, it remains among his most popular works.
New York: The Viking Press, 1947. 8'' x 5.25''. Original brown cloth, front board illustrated in black, gilt-lettered spine in black panel. Original unclipped ($2.00) blue and red just jacket designed by Robert Hallock, photographic portrait of Steinbeck by Breitenbach on rear panel. , 123,  pages. Mild rubbing to jacket at extremities, tiny closed tear to lower edge of rear panel. Touches of wear to edges of book.
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