Ernest Hemingway. The Old Man and the Sea. NY: Scribner's 1952. First edition. [And]: Life Magazine. September 1, 1952. The true first appearance in print of The Old Man and the Sea.

    More Information: Ernest Hemingway. The Old Man and the Sea. New York: Scribner's 1952. First edition. [Together with]: [Ernest Hemingway, contributor]. Life Magazine. [Chicago: Time], September 1, 1952. The true first appearance in print of The Old Man and the Sea. Octavo. [2], 140, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's binding, first issue dust jacket. Jacket spine browned and, some rubbing and mild wear to jacket , spine of binding rubbed with loss of lettering, upper corners bumped. Very good. [and]: Folio. 88 pages. Original publisher's wrappers. Mild rubbing and one short split to spine, else unusually bright and fine, not seen in this condition. Housed in custom cloth folding case. The magazine appearance of the novel (published in its entirety) predates the book version by eleven days.

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