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Hemingway Ernest
New York Boni and Liveright 1927. First American Edition, second printing, March 1927. A WONDERFUL SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY WITH EXCELLENT PROVENANCE. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover and with gilt geometric decorations on the upper cover. 214, (1) pp. A fine copy, beautifully preserved. FIRST EDITION, SECOND PRINTING, SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY OF HEMINGWAY'S FIRST BOOK OF STORIES OTHER THAN THE WORK WHICH INCLUDED TEN POEMS. This was the author's first book published in the U.S., only his second published book and the first that was published for the general trade audience. Fewer than 1400 copies of the first issue of the book were published, and even less of this second issue which is considered to be more rare than the first. It was influenced, as was THREE STORIES AND TEN POEMS (1923) by Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein, while spokespersons for the "Lost Generation. There is excellent provenance associated with this copy which was inscribed and presented to Major General Milton Foreman who was a hero in the Spanish-American War, the Mexican Border Service Campaign and World War I. It is pprobable that Hemingway met him during the First World War. 'In the Spanish-American War, he enlisted in the Army as a private in Troop C, First Calvary, on December 5, 1895. He worked his way up the ranks until he was a captain. In the Mexican Border Service, he was a colonel commanding the First Calvary Division of the Illinois National Guard Colonel Milton J. Foreman, of the Illinois National Guard, received the Distinguished Service Cro … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
Vendeur: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.]
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