THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA
Place Published: London
Publisher: The Reprint Society
Date Published: 1953
Edition: First Illustrated Edition
Book Id: 1247
Octavo; aquamarine cloth, crimson spine panel, with titling and design stamped in silver on spine and front panel; marroon topstain; dustjacket; 119pp; illus. A Fine copy in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket with a few short edge tears to note.
An early illustrated edition of Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, with drawings superbly rendered by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard. Generally considered the catalyst for Hemingway winning the Nobel Prize, and basis for the 1958 John Sturges film starring Specer Tracy. Hanneman A45b.