The Moon is Down. John Steinbeck.

The Moon is Down

Illustrated by Frank Lieberman Hardcover, New York: Viking, 1942. First Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition--states "First Published in March 1942". 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. Steinbeck wrote this propaganda novella at the request of the OSS (WW II predecessor to the CIA) , to motivate the resistance movement in France and the other Nazi occupied countries. It was published in every European language in 92 different editions, and the US government awarded the author a thank you medal. [Item #887]

Price: $450.00

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