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Green Hills of Africa
1935 - HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Green Hills of Africa. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Octavo, original light green cloth, original dust jacket. $2200.First edition of Hemingway's gripping account of big game hunting, in original dust jacket.Between the publication of Winner Take Nothing (1933) and To Have and Have Not (1937), "Ernest Hemingway went to Africa to shoot the bounding kudu and the ungainly rhinoceros and to reply to his critics. The result is Green Hills of Africa". It is the most literary hunting trip on record" (New York Times). Here Hemingway "attempted to write an absolutely true book to see whether the shape of a country and the pattern of a month's action can, if truly presented, compete with a work of the imagination" (Foreword). With Scribner "A" on copyright page. Hanneman 13A. Bruccoli & Clark I:179. Light toning to edges of cloth binding, moderate soiling and edge-wear to original dust jacket, with small chip to spine head. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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