Lot 81 of 455:
Ernest Hemingway's Torrents of Spring 1st Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
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$600 - $900

Title:
The Torrents of Spring
Author:
Hemingway, Ernest
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons
Date:
1926
Description:

(8vo) 19.1x13 cm (7½x5"), original greenish-black cloth, lettering in red. First Edition.

Hemingway’s first novel, printed in an edition of only 1250 copies, Hemingway was dismayed by the book’s lack of commercial success and blamed the publisher's poor promotion and use of blurbs by more famous writers (Hanneman A4.A).

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Condition:
Slight sunning to spine, light rubbing and wear to ends of spine and corners of boards; faint foxing and toning throughout; about near fine.
 
Item number:
301204
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