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Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea - 1ST EDITION US & UK "A" + Seal - Ernest Hemingway 1952
United States / United Kingdom: Charles Scribner's Sons / Jonathan Cape, 1952. Please see Item Description. The Old Man and the Sea HEMINGWAY, Ernest Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons Location: New York, NY Date: 1952 Binding: Octavo, original full bound blue cloth boards with silver gilt stamped lettering to spine. Pages: 140 Original Price: $3.00 Edition: First Edition Printing: First Printing Publisher: Jonathan Cape Location: London, England Date: 1952 Binding: Octavo, original full bound blue cloth boards with brick stamped illustration to front board and lettering on spine. Pages: 140 Original Price: $3.00 Edition: First Edition (UK) Printing: First Printing Description: First American Edition and First UK Edition (First Printings) of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea, his last novel published before his death. A very rare First Edition pairing, both the US and UK, of this Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece; perhaps his best known and most celebrated novel. A spectacular example, each a First Printing, of this seminal novel. The final work of fiction published in the author's lifetime, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and cited by the Nobel Prize Committee, "The Old Man and the Sea" cemented Hemingway's legacy as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century and would turn him into a household name. The story follows the tribulations of an aging and suddenly unlucky fisherman, Santiago, as he tries to catch a gigantic marlin in the Straits of Florida. Hemingway wanted to show the simple dignity and biblical nature of Santiago's trials - and succe … [Click Below for Full Description]
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