Of Mice and Men

by Steinbeck, John

Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the tragic story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers during the Great Depression in California.An intimate portrait of two men who cherish the slim bond between them and the dream they share in a world marred by petty tyranny, misunderstanding, jealousy, and callousness. Clinging to each other in their loneliness and alienation, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie dream, as drifters will, of a place to call their own—a couple of acres and a few pigs, chickens, and rabbits back in Hill Country where land is cheap. But after they come to work on a ranch in the fertile Salinas Valley of California, their hopes, like "the best-laid schemes o' mice an' men," begin to go awry.  Of Mice and Men explores themes of human interaction, dependence, and the damaging effects of isolation. (Goodreads)

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Covici-Friede Publishing published the First Edition, First Printing hardcover in New York, 1937. 

Heinemann published a First UK hardcover Edition in London, 1937.

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World Publishing Co. published a First Edition thus hardcover in Cleveland, 1947.

The Limited Editions Club published a First Edition Thus in New York, 1970. 

Easton Press published a First Edition Thus, Collector’s Edition in Norwalk, 1977. The edition is characterized by its full leather binding, hubbed spine, and gilt accents.

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NY: Covici Friede Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1937. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth first edition, first issue with "pendula" on page 9, line 21 and a dot between the 8s on page 99, and all first edition points. The dust jacket is first issue and it is priced to flap at $2.00. This is… Read more about this item
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London, Heinemann, 1937, first British edition, first printing, dust jacket. Hardcover.. Blue pictorial jacket designed and illustrated by Michael Rothenstein printed in pink and black and with pink endpapers and top edge stained pink (Goldstone & Payne state that the top edge is stained blue with the jacket printed in black only, noting a variant in a white jacket… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. First edition, second state.. Very good+ in its original binding of tan cloth covered boards with a near completely faded text block on the spine and the title and author's name on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 5/8 inches with light soiling to the boards and… Read more about this item
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first edition first printing (first state points all present) hardcover in dust jacket (Covici Friede, 1937); prior owner name front paste-down corner, text unmarked; little age tone; tight bind; clean cloth cover, vivid titling; minimal cover corner bump; dj has little darkening along spine, age tone, and edge wear (short tears/shallow chipping at spine ends and corners); dj flap corners… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck. Published by Covici Friede Publishers, New York, 1937. Measures 5" x 7.5", 186 pages. First edition, third printing - so stated on the copyright page. Original dust jacket with $2.00 price and "Third Printing" printed on the front flap.… Read more about this item
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1st UK ed. Blue cloth boards, pink endpapers, faded pink stained top edge. The book has a very slight lean, blue mark to bottom corner of rear board. Light foxing to endpapers, neat owner's inscription on ffep and a small bookseller sticker on fep. Small 15mm tear on the inside of rear pastedown at hinge. The fragile wartime d/w has… Read more about this item
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NY: Covici-Friede. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1937. 1st Edition. Second Printing. Hard Cover. First edition, stated second printing (January 1937). Publisher's full gray cloth, gilt lettering on brown panels with black top and bottom borders on spine and cover.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square, and clean; the spine is very… Read more about this item
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First UK edition, first impression (Heinemann, 1937). Bound in full green morocco by the Cottage Bindery of Bath. Top edge gilt; raised bands with gilt compartments; gilt borders to upper and lower covers with a pictorial on-lay to the upper cover replicating the original illustration from the UK first edition dust jacket in colour. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase.… Read more about this item
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USA: Covici-Friede, 1937. A first edition, first printing published by Covici-Friede in 1937. A near fine book, a little browned to the edges of the boards. No inscriptions, marks etc. The first issue with 'pendular' to page 9. In a near fine spine browned dust wrapper which is unclipped, showing $2.00. A little rubbed to the… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede, 1937. First Edition, Second State. Hardcover. Octavo, 186 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good plus dust jacket. Spine faded blue to tan with black lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering, with price cut. Chipping and creasing along edges of dust jacket. Sun-fading to dust jacket. Soiling to spine. Age toning to… Read more about this item
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New York: Viking Press, 1968. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. GOOD PLUS. New York: Viking Press, 1968. First edition thus. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches: pp. 119. Gold gilt lettering on spine of green cloth-covered boards. No dust jacket. LARGE PRINT. Blue stamping mark along bottom text edge. Light wear, rubbing to extremities. Spine caps a bit… Read more about this item
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Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck, decorations by Michael Rothenstein - London, William Heinemann, 1937 - 1st Edition (UK) - Hardcover - 164pp - 19x13 cm Condition Good: Cover shows some wear at corners and edges, name inside, light foxing at some pages, some pages roughly cut. No big issues; clean, tight, binding firm. If you have any questions or want… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede,, 1937. Trouble with mice is you always kill 'em First edition, first printing, of Steinbeck's first "play novelette", an experimental literary form intended to be both a novella and a script for a play. First staged on Broadway on 23 November 1937, the story won the Drama Critics Circle Award for best play. Based on… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937. First Edition, Second Printing. This book is a first edition, second printing - so stated on the copyright page. In its original dust jacket with the $2.00 price present on the front flap. Book measures approximately 5" x 7.5", with 186 numbered pages. This book is in very good plus condition. Minor… Read more about this item
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Covici Friede, 1937. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. The first edition, first state, with "pendula" on page 9, in a first issue dust jacket with the $2.00 price and no mention of later printings on the bottom of the front flap. Jackets without the $2 price present are probably from a later or book club printing. Comes in… Read more about this item
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New York: Covici Friede, 1937. First edition, second state.. Very Good. Corrected issue of the first edition, with "loosely" replacing "pendulously" on page 9, no bullet on page 88, and Saint Katy the Virgin listed in the author's works opposite the title page. No price on front flap. Dust jacket quite discolored on spine, but entire.… Read more about this item
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Of Mice and Men: The book and script archive of Frank Coletti.
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New York: Covici Friede, 1937 [1937-39]. One multi-signed playbook (Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts) and two original annotated scripts (first theatrical and film adaptations) previously owned by Of Mice and Men stage manager (play) and dialogue coach (film), Frank Coletti. 1). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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