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Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea 1952 1st UK Edition 1st Printing
1952. "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway. First UK edition, first printing with "First Published 1952" stated on the copyright page. Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1952. Measures 5.25" x 7.75", 127 pages. Winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The original dist jacket is in very good condition. Original 7s. 6d. net price is present on the front flap. Minor tearing to the extremities and spine ends. Spine has minor sun fading. The book is in very good plus condition. Previous owner's name and date on the rear endpaper. Minor sun fading to the blue cloth at the edges. "The Old Man and the Sea" was the final novel written and published during Hemingway's lifetime. Written in 1951, it was first published in Life magazine in the fall of 1952. The first edition was published in 1952, with a print run of 50,000 copies. "The Old Man and the Sea" is the story of an aging fisherman who sets off to end his unlucky fishing streak. What ensues is an epic battle between the fisherman and a gigantic Marlin. It is a story of strength and struggle, respect and fear, contemplation and acceptance. This novella won Ernest Hemingway the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. It is a literary masterpiece written by one of America's greatest writers. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(K8-4). [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Ernestoic Books (ernestoic) [Buffalo, New York, United States]
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