First English edition of The Short Reign of Pippin IV, A Fabrication by John Steinbeck.
Small octavo, 164pp. Blue cloth, title in silver on spine. Stated “First published 1957” on copyright page. Slight lean to text block, a near fine example. Previous ownership inscription in pencil on front free endpaper. In the publisher’s dust jacket, 12s 6d price on front flap. Sunning to spine and edges of front panel, a near fine example. Jacket design by Osbert Lancaster.