Lot 79 of 455:
The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway 1st Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$570
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Old Man and the Sea
Author:
Hemingway, Ernest
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons
Date:
1952
Description:

20.3x13.7 cm (8x5½"), light blue cloth, author name blindstamped along bottom of front cover, spine lettered in silver gilt, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition.

The photograph of Hemingway on the rear panel is printed with a blue hue. This was later changed to olive green, and the mention of Hemingway winning the Nobel Prize was added to later jackets. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the book which finally earned the Nobel Prize for Hemingway (Hanneman A24.A).

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Condition:
Jacket slightly worn along edges with some loss, 'Bond' written in blue ink on top of front flap; light wear to edges and corners of boards, rubbing to ends of spine; faint toning to textblock, interior clean; near fine in very good or better jacket.
 
Item number:
301189
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