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Guide to John Steinbeck; a collection of books and manuscripts, the Harry Valentine collection (catalogue eight): the publisher's archive, 1974-1980
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The manuscript, printer's mock-up, galleys, art work, proofs, and file copies (hard and paper) of the catalogue issued by Morrow in September, 1980.
When the Valentine Steinbeck collection became available for purchase it was a major event to Steinbeck collectors, dealers, librarians, and Scholars. There was material in it that had not previously been noted in the otherwise comprehensive Goldstone and Payne BIBLIOGRAPHY, a reference work based on forty years collecting activity by Adrian Goldstone and the University of Texas at Austin. Morrow's catalogue, because of its detail and the major collection it describes, became a necessary companion volume to the Goldstone/Payne bibliography. It was designed and printed by Patrick Keagh, the well-known West Coast printer, and was his first large-scale job.
2.25 linear ft.
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