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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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Description

We proudly present the iconic Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, bound in high-quality leather that underscores the timeless appeal of this classic.

First published in 1939, Of Mice and Men continues to captivate readers with its compelling narrative. This Steinbeck masterpiece, akin to his other renowned novels such as Grapes of Wrath, In Dubious Battle, Travels with Charley, The Pearl, East of Eden, and The Moon is Down, profoundly explores the themes of friendship, dreams, and the harsh realities of society.

The story follows the journey of two displaced ranch workers during the Great Depression - George and Lennie. Their shared dream of owning their own land drives the plot, echoing the human condition and societal challenges that are as relevant today as they were in the late 1930s.

This leatherbound edition offers more than just the story of Mice of Men. It also includes an insightful introduction and notes that provide a richer context to Steinbeck's work.

John Steinbeck, known for his vivid storytelling and rich character development, has crafted a world that continues to resonate with readers across generations. From Cannery Row to The Wayward Bus, and now Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck's novels have set a benchmark in American literature.

Experience the magic of Steinbeck's world in this elegant leatherbound edition of Of Mice and Men. Order your copy today to add this classic to your collection or as a thoughtful gift for a fellow lover of Steinbeck's literature.

At Kadri Books, every book is a journey, and we invite you to embark on this unforgettable Steinbeck journey with us.

Materials

Our leatherbound and vintage books are not only captivating reads but also crafted treasures that are a testament to superior craftsmanship and commitment to quality. Each book you receive has been through a rigorous inspection process at every stage to meet our exacting standards. Here are some features that set our books apart:

  • Genuine Leather Binding: Each book is fully bound in genuine leather, providing a rich, luxurious feel and durability.
  • 22kt Gold Inlay: A deep inlay of 22kt gold adorns the hubbed spine of each book, adding to its elegance and charm.
  • Acid-Neutral Paper: We print our books on acid-neutral paper that withstands the test of time, allowing them to be passed down for generations.
  • Sewn Pages: Unlike ordinary books which are merely glued, our pages are sewn for longevity and ease of reading.
  • Moiré Endpages and Satin-Ribbon Page Marker: Each book includes handsome moiré endpages and is fitted with a satin-ribbon page marker for easy reference.
  • Gilded Page Ends: To enhance the beauty and luxury of our books, the ends of the pages are gilded.
  • Printed and Bound in the USA: We take pride in the fact that our books are printed and bound in the USA, using imported materials of the highest quality.

Our passion for superb craftsmanship is apparent in every book we offer, ensuring a quality reading experience beyond compare.

Book Care

Taking proper care of your leatherbound and vintage books can significantly extend their lifespan and preserve the beauty of their binding. Here are some general guidelines to ensure your precious books last for generations:

  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Over time, direct sunlight can cause the leather to fade and degrade. Always store your books away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep Books Dry: Leather and humidity don't mix well. Keep your books in a dry, well-ventilated environment to prevent mold growth.
  • Avoid High Temperatures: High heat can dry out the leather, leading to cracks. Room temperature is ideal for your books.
  • Clean Regularly: Dust your books with a soft cloth. For deeper cleaning, consider a gentle leather cleaner, but always spot-test first.
  • Handle with Clean Hands: Oils and dirt from your hands can damage the pages and leather over time. Ensure your hands are clean and dry before handling.

Remember, these are books to be loved, respected, and passed down - your care ensures their stories continue to be told.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 8 1/4" x 11 1/4"
  • Page Count: 165 pages
  • Binding: Fully bound in genuine leather
  • Spine: 22kt gold deeply inlaid on the “hubbed” spine
  • Paper: Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations
  • Pages: Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books
  • Page Marker: Satin-ribbon page marker
  • Page Ends: Gilded page ends
  • Origin: Bound in the USA. Imported materials
  • Inspection: Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards
  • Craftsmanship: Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality
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