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Ernest Hemingway
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA (1952) ERNEST HEMINGWAY, 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING IN DJ
Good. THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA ERNEST HEMINGWAY CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS NEW YORK 1952 First printing in original jacket. Scribner's "A" and seal at copyright page. Sea blue full cloth boards, Hemingway's signature blind-stamped at front board, silver spine titles, moderate shelf wear, toning. Pages very good, no writing; some toning at endpapers. Antiquarian stamps inside cover: "Library of Clarence of Huizenga" and "Herpolsheimer's Book Shop..." Vintage news clipping of Hemingway's concern for Spencer Tracy film of this title: "Tracy Found Heminway Had Fears of Deviation from Book..." Bind fine; hinges intact. Original first edition dust wrapper, moderate edge wear, rub, discoloration; unclipped 3.00, protected in new clear sleeve. "Jacket design by 'A'" at front flap. Hemingway photo at back panel. Near very good first edition in rare original wrapper. The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, "The Old Man and the Sea" has proved itself to be an enduring work of American fiction. Celebrated in twentieth century fiction and in Hemingway's canon, reaffirming his worldwide literary prominence and significant in his selection for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. The story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss, and transforms them into a magnificent classic. Printed in the United States of America. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 140 pag … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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