THE FIFTH COLUMN AND THE FIRST FORTY-NINE STORIES. Ernest Hemingway.

THE FIFTH COLUMN AND THE FIRST FORTY-NINE STORIES

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. Collection containing Hemingway's only full-length play, and a substantial number of his finest short stories, including "The Killers," "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber," "Fifty Grand," and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." Grissom A.16.1.a; Hanneman A16a. Item #4855

First Printing, one of 5,350 copies. Octavo (21.5cm); red cloth, with titling and author's facsimile signature stamped in gilt and black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; x,597,[1]pp. Trace of fraying at crown, sunning to upper edge of textblock, with light offsetting to endpapers, else a clean, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.75), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with some rubbing and tiny tears to extremities, shallow loss at crown (not affecting lettering), and some light, scattered scoring to front panel; unrestored, Very Good or better.

Price: $1,500.00

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