“I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible": First edition of John Steinbeck's Classic Work East of Eden

  • East of Eden.

East of Eden.

Item Number: 5107

New York: Viking Press, 1952.

First edition, first issue. Octavo, original cloth. Light rubbing to the bottom of the cloth, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing.

"A novel planned on the grandest possible scale...One of those occasions when a writer has aimed high and then summoned every ounce of energy, talent, seriousness, and passion of which he was capable...It is an entirely interesting and impressive book" (The New York Herald Tribune).