STEINBECK,JOHN. THE RED PONY. NY: Covici Friede 1937. 4to (7 x 10 1/8"), flexible tan pictorial cloth, light toning of spine else Fine in torn glassine and in the publisher's slip case with the limitation number on spine (case mildly rubbed at spine else clean and tight). 1st edition, LIMITED TO 699 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY STEINBECK. The limited edition originally sold for $10.00 - a large sum for the time, but it sold out. The first edition has no illustrations; an illustrated edition came out in 1945. Printed on hand made paper. This limited edition would make a special addition to any book collection.