Pub Year

Title

Author

Publisher

Original Price

Pages

1947

The Wayward Bus

Steinbeck, John

Viking

$2.75

312

The first edition of this collectible book was published by Viking in 1947. It was 312 pages long, and the original retail price was $2.75 . The first edition identification criteria are as follows: Book boards are brick red color, not the salmon color of the very common book club edition. The top pages are stained green. Copyright page states PUBLISHED BY THE VIKING PRESS IN FEBRUARY 1947 on the top, and PRINTED IN THE U.S.A BY THE HADDON CRAFTSMEN on the bottom.



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Picture of the 1947 first edition dust jacket for The Wayward Bus.

Picture of the 1947 first edition dust jacket for The Wayward Bus.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Wayward Bus.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Wayward Bus.

Picture of dust jacket where original $2.75  price is found for The Wayward Bus.

Picture of dust jacket where original $2.75 price is found for The Wayward Bus.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Wayward Bus.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Wayward Bus.

Identification picture of The Wayward Bus.
Identification picture of The Wayward Bus.



Other first edition points for books by John Steinbeck include: The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice And Men, The Pearl, Sweet Thursday, East of Eden, Cannery Row, The Moon is Down, The Winter of Our Discontent, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, Tortilla Flat, The Long Valley.

           



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