1957 The Short Reign of Pippin IV
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Fine Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first U.K. edition of this work.
In the original unclipped dustwrapper.
'The Short Reign of Pippin IV' is Steinbeck's only political satire, poking fun at French politics by following the life of the amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal, who is suddenly proclaimed the King of France.
Written by the Nobel Prize winning author John Steinbeck.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Very light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. A few odd spots to the top edge. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Dustwrapper with faint edgewear and light discolouration. A couple of light spots to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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