Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceable town comes face-to-face with evil imposed from the outside—and betrayal born within the close-knit community. John Steinbeck Goes to War: The Moon Is Down as Propaganda. (review). Stephanie Forster. Steinbeck Review, Volume 3, Number 2, Fall , pp. Despite Axis efforts to suppress it (in Fascist Italy, mere possession of the book was punishable by death), The Moon is Down was secretly translated into French .
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The Moon is Down. View PDF. book | Originally published at the zenith of Nazi Germany's power, The Moon Is Down explores the effects of invasion on. Originally published in during the first months of America's entry into. World War II, The Moon Is Down has been described as “a work of literature. The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck; 40 editions; First published in ; Subjects: War in fiction, Cities and towns in fiction, Literature.
How can we improve? No tears, bent pages, previous owners name written on the inside flyleaf. Mylar Protected Dustjacket. Democracy and Conquest. Viking Press First edition, later issue.
First Edition First Printing. This first printing, first state period in line 11, page is clean, tight, square with sharp corners and unmarked in a very good dust jacket in mylar. It is minimally rubbed, minimally toned in a price clipped, rubbed dust jacket with edge wear.
It has , bright, clear pages bound in blue cloth covered boards with titles white on the spine and embossed on the front. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition--states "First Published in March ". Second Issue. Fine blue cloth with silver lettering spine title. Near Fine Dust Jacket with minor chipping and wear at top and bottom of spine edges and corners. Price clipped.
Signed by previous owner on endpaper. Protected in archival plastic.
It was published in every European language in 92 different editions, and the US government awarded the author a thank you medal. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Edition: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. First Issue. Bound in blue cloth stamped in blind, spine lettered and decorated in silver.
A fine copy in near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket. A very clean bright copy. Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.
First edition, second state no period between "talk" and 'this" on line 11 page Dust jacket is price clipped and has slight rubbing around corners. There is a small stain on dust jacket cover over second "o" in "Moon.
This is a distinguished collector's copy in protective overwrap. Uncharted Books Published: Very good Edition: Viking, A fine first edition in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.. First Issue, with First Published in stated on copyright page, and the extra period on page in the middle of line Book very good except for slight fading along top and bottom edges, some discoloration marks on middle and upper edge of front board and top edge of back board, some fading along edges of inside pages.
DJ very good except for wearing along edges and joints, chipping on spine ends and corners, missing small piece on top spine end, fading and discoloration on covers, spine, and flaps. First Edition, not first issue, in rare variant maroon binding. Book near fine, very slight shelf-cocking, very slight spotting on boards. DJ very good, price-clipped, slight rubbing and chipping at corners and spine ends, tanning on edges of flaps, tiny tear at top of back..
First edition, second printing without large period on A very fine and bright copy, especially so. Yet this book, more than any other he has written, is of our times and of our hearts today.
Its people are men and women like ourselves, and its hero, Mayor Orden, will stand with George and Lennie, Tom Joad and Jody Tiflin, among the immortal characters of fiction. Buddenbrooks, Inc. Viking Press First edition, first issue, DJ price-clipped, slight rubbing and chipping at spine ends and corners, slight discoloration on spine, top edges of flaps, back, and inside DJ, else near fine.. Bookbid Rare Books Edition: F ISBN: Blue cloth, gilt titles, blindstamp to front board, blue topstain.
First issue with period on p. Very good with darkening to first and second leaves from paper laid in now absent , topstain faded. DJ very good minus with heavy wear to folds, wear at hhead, heel of spine, soil to esp back panel. A Novel. Original blue cloth lettered in silver, with dust jacket.
First Edition, clothbound issue there were also copies in wrappers. This is a tale of an invading army's occupation of a small town in Northern Europe -- written with an adaptation for the theatre in mind at the request of the OSS, with the aim of motivating resistance movements across Europe.
The country occupied is not named, but for this book Steinbeck received from the King of Norway the King Haakon VII Freedom Cross; the book was quickly translated and published in many countries, including an illegal edition by the French Resistance.
The volume is in fine condition; the pictorial dust jacket is very good-plus, with very minor wear and darkening. Viking Press. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. Rare Book Cellar Published: First edition, first issue, with no mention of the printer on the copyright page and a large period between "talk" and "this" on p. A near fine copy with light fading on the spine, light rubbing at the spine ends,and ink owner's name neatly penned on front fly with "John Steinbeck" written underneath a signature that is absolutely not by the author in a near fine price-clipped dustwrapper with some light rubbing at the extremities.
Because of the textured paper of the jacket, the book is usually found with much more rubbing. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA Published: Viking, First Edition, first issue. Dark blue cloth stamped in silver.
Top page edges stained blue. Without printer's name on copyright page. Large period between "talk" and "this" on page , line Illustrated by Frank Lieberman. Dust jacket is rough textured first issue jacket. Jacket price clipped. Cultural Connection Published: All corners of flaps are clipped.
Second issue lacking dot between "talk" and "this" on page First editiom. Berkeley Books of Paris Published: The full blue cloth binding with brightsilver spine lettering and text are both quite sharp with only some very lightsoiling. The dust-jacket is a little rough, particularly along the edges and at the spine's head and tail. Front of the dj remains clean and bright. This book was requested of Steinbeck by the U. A collectible Steinbeck title First Edition - Second Printing..
Full Cloth. Mylar Protected Dustjacket. Benjamin Hish, Bookseller Published: First Edition - Second Printing. First Edition.. Copyright date , first edition, later printing.
First published in March is stated on the copyright page with no statements of additional printings. Blue cloth over boards with silver lettering and design on the spine, blind stamped title on the front board.
Browning to the inside covers front and back from age. No tears, bent pages, previous owners name written on the inside flyleaf. Interior pages lightly browned still very legible. Dust jacket, no bent flaps, it is price clipped. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine, light Browning to the back panel with chips out of the head and told the spine tips show where. Dust jacket now in a clear cover. Used - Acceptable. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.
Better World Books Condition: Ahearn APG c. Goldstone and Payne A Near Very Good Edition: Very Good in a Good price clipped dust jacket. All four corners of flaps are clipped.
Owner bookplate to FEP. Several chips and tears to jacket. First Published March as stated. Second issue lacking dot between "talk" and "this" on page First Published in March on copyright page no additional printing mentioned. First state with error of dot between "talk" and "this" on page , line DJ is in protective mylar. The colors to the DJ are bright. There is some light sunning to spine of DJ.
There is some light rubbing to folds of DJ. The boards are bright and clean. There is a bookplate on on front paste down. The pages are clean and unmarked. Flip Your Wig Published: First Edition Edition: All four corners clipped.
Wear to spine ends and to edges of jacket. Viking Press First edition, later issue. DJ price-clipped, slight rubbing at spine ends and corners, slight discoloration on spine and back, else near fine.. Bookbid Rare Books Condition: First Issue, with large period between "talk" and "this" on p. Octavo; blue cloth with titling and rule stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; pp.
Topstain faded, with mild offsetting to gutters and a little dustiness along the joints; Near Fine. Basis for the film directed by Irving Pichel. Lorne Bair Rare Books Published: First Edition, Second Issue. Fine in a near fine lightly used dust jacket with a couple of tiny chips and some very minor dust soiling to the rear panel.
James Pepper Rare Books, Inc. First edition, first issue. Very nice copy, in very good illustrated dust jacket that shows light shelfwear at spine. Near fine. Boston Book Company Published: First edition, second state with the improper period removed from page Pearl Harbor marked a turning point in Steinbeck's fiction. With "The Moon is Down" , Steinbeck creates the story of a close-knit community that is forced to face the brutal realities of Nazi occupation.
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