The Grapes of Wrath. First UK Edition (1939)
Book ID: 65815
The Grapes of Wrath. London: Heinemann, 1939. First UK Edition. Pp, 553. Green cloth boards, in publisher’s maroon dust jacket printed in white. Damp staining to edges of boards, contents pages in nice bright condition. Dust jacket lightly spotted, retaining an original ‘Book Society Fiction Choice’ wrap around band.
Steinbeck’s realist novel set during the Great Depression, following a family of poor tenant farmers who are driven from their home in Oklahoma, and set out to California to find new work.
This novel is credited with winning the Nobel Prize for John Steinbeck in 1962. Published in the same year as the American edition.