New York: Department of Public Interest, The Presbyterian Hospital, 1947. First Edition. Wraps. This scarce brochure illustrated with photographs by Victor Keppler was written by Steinbeck (1902-68) to express his gratitude for the services the hospital had extended to him and his family and to praise the clinic's work: "My reason for wanting to write this little piece is very simple. In the files of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center there are four cards and on them are the names of my wife, my two sons and myself." Quarto: [12] p. Original pictorial wrappers, bound with two staples. Some mild toning along the extremities; else near fine. Goldstone-Payne A24a. Near fine. Item #74532

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