THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. Ernest Hemingway.


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Attractive copy of Hemingway's classic novel, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953, and generally considered the catalyst for Hemingway winning the Nobel Prize. Basis for the 1958 John Sturges film starring Specer Tracy. Grissom A.24.1.a; Hanneman A45a. Item #4051

First Printing. Octavo (21cm); light blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; [8],9-140,[2]pp. Hint of sunning to spine, light wear to extremities, with partial rubbing to spine lettering, and some faint mottling to cloth; contents clean; Very Good+. In the first printing dustjacket, with flap and rear panel text printed in brown; price-clipped, gently spine-sunned, with light wear to spine ends and corner tips, and subtle toning to rear panel edges; Very Good+ or better.

Price: $1,000.00

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