STEINBECK,JOHN. THE RED PONY. NY: Covici Friede 1937. 4to (7 x 10 1/8"), flexible tan pictorial cloth, Fine in glassine with chips and small piece out of rear panel, in the publisher's slip case with the limitation number on spine (case near Fine). 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.