New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First edition. A Very Good + copy in Very Good dust jacket. Book with a previous owner's name on the front end paper and some wear to the spine ends. Dust jacket with several tape repairs to the verso and some loss at the crown.
A rare book in this condition. Illustrated with images captured by photographer Robert Capa. The two teamed up to present an honest portrait of life in the USSR for the average citizen at a time when it was becoming a political red-zone. Steinbeck's detailed and copious notes coupled with Capa's images bring the Russian citizens to light in a real and empathetic way. Very Good + in Very Good dust jacket. (Item #4776)