First edition with, "Copyright 1953 by the Viking Press, Inc. Published in September 1953. Published on the same day in the Dominion of Canada by the Macmillan company of Canada Limited." listed on the copyright page. Boards are rubbed to extremities, with some small areas of loss to the corners and head and tail of the spine. Spine is somewhat shaken, but still solid. Interior is clean and unmarked other than previous owners neat signature and the number 102 to the ffep. Without dustjacket. Includes: Torilla Flat - The Red Pony - Of Mice and Men - The Moon is Down - Cannery Row and The Pearl.