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Ernest Hemingway was the most influential writer of the last century. An American author and journalist, his distinctive style was characterized by economy and understatement. The Old Man and the Sea was the final work published during Hemingway’s lifetime, and won for him the Nobel Prize.

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. First printing of the First edition. Meets all points of issue. Scribner’s “A” on copyright page, no mention of Book of the Month edition or Pulitzer Prize. Original $3.00 price in inside flap of dust jacket, and brown tinted author photo to rear of dust jacket. Sea blue cloth boards show minor wear to corners and edges. Slight offsetting from dust jacket to endpages. Minor foxing to insidr flaps of jacket. Previous owners name and 1952 date to front fixed endpage, otherwise a tight and clean copy. Dust jacket shows some wear to edges and corners, and one small chip to upper spine edge, otherwise fine. An increasingly scarce copy of a seminal work of modern fiction.

Bookseller Inventory # 24397

The Old Man and the Sea
Hemingway, Ernest

Publisher: Scribner’s
Publication Date:
Dust Jacket Condition:
Very Good
Book Condition: Very Good
First Edition

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