Lot 49: Hemingway. THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. 1st issue dj.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Hemingway, Ernest. THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA. Charles Scribners Sons, 1952. 1st edition, in 1st issue dj: Rear panels Hemingway photo has a significant amount of blue ink. $3.00 dj price and no mention of the Nobel Prize that Hemingway won for this book. As is almost always true of 1st issue djs, the rear flap is later state (without the 2 lines of small production symbols). Date on title, A on c-page. Hanneman A24a. 8vo. Light blue cloth with silver lettering on spine; very good. Dj good with chipping to its spine ends, couple small tears to lower portion of djs spine, tear (less than 1 in.) to top of rear panel, and minor toning to djs white areas. 0.6 Lb.