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Death in the Afternoon - HEMINGWAY Ernest - 1932. [1273962]
1932 - HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Death in the Afternoon. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. Octavo, original black cloth gilt, original dust jacket. $4800.First edition, first issue, of Hemingway's early work on bullfighting, in scarce original dust jacket.Dos Passos praised the book as "an absolute model for how that sort of thing ought to be done," and a contemporary review in The New York Herald Tribune described it as "full of the vigor and forthrightness of the author's personality, his humor, his strong opinions""and language". In short, it is the essence of Hemingway" (Mellow, 415). With brightly-colored frontispiece of "The Bullfighter" by Juan Gris and numerous black-and-white bullfighting photographs. First issue, with Scribner's "A" on copyright page. Hanneman A10a. Book fine; expert restoration to dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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