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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (New York: Limited Editions Club, 1940), vol. 2
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (New York: Limited Editions Club, 1940), vol. 2
Date:
1940
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Book With Color Lithograph Reproductions : 14 Full-page, Title Page, 12 Chapter Headings
Dimensions:
26.7 x 20 x 3.7 cm (object)
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Continent:
North America
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Edition:Special limited edition with unique illustrations and prefaces , of which this is no.555/1146;(Book first published by Viking Press in 1939).
Binding: Original quarter rawhide, grass cloth covered boards;
Volumes in Set: 2 , of which this no. 2;
Pagination: 559 pp. of which pp. 285-559 are in volume 2;
Languages Used in Text: English;
Provenance:Mrs. Philip N. Lilienthal Jr.;
Remarks:From the colophon: at the end of volume 2: Two color lithographs by the artist,“work..on lithographic zincs especially prepared by George C. Miller”; printing of letterpress and images supervised by Ralph M. Duenewald, binding by Russell-Rutter Company, edition designed by George Macy. Signed in black ink on the colophon : Benton ;
Note: According to the special sheet about the binding inserted at the end of ( volume 2, this is the first use of rawhide as a binding material.

Accession Number:
1969.42.2.2
Acquisition Date:
1969-01-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Philip N. Lilienthal Jr.

Copyright:

Art © T.H. Benton and R.P. Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

illustrated novel: families, farm life, life on the road, portraits, American landscapes, Great Depression
sheriff, Hooverville, fistfight, musicians, dance scene, club fight, cotton pickers,
portrait of woman,