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Steinbeck, John TORTILLA FLAT - NEW ILLUSTRATED EDITION , New York, U.S.A.: The Viking Press, 1947.

Illustrated by Peggy Worthington. First Edition. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall FIRST EDITION Bound in the publishers emerald green paper covered board with three quarter black cloth to spine. Bold gilt title lettering to spine. Complete with seventeen gorgeous full colour paintings by the artist Peggy Worthington who spent a great deal of time in the area of Monterey, California where Steinbeck set his memorable novel. Hilarious, funny, so full of life and ultimate tragedy ! Housed in the beautiful pictoral wraparound dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inisde flap. Slight rubbing to the top of spine otherwise a superb example of the vibrant Peggy Worthington dustwrapper. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A sumptuos copy of John Steinbeck's perennial classic ! (Book ref. 001033 )  £ 119.50

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