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    Hemingway's Great Work on Bullfighting in a Stunning Art Binding

    Ernest Hemingway. Death in the Afternoon. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932.

    First edition. Octavo. 517 pages. Illustrated with a color frontispiece by Juan Gris and black-and-white photographs by Vandel and Rodero.

    Brown modern art binding with gilt spine titles echoing the Gris frontispiece with the covers and spine dominated by a colorful geometric patchwork of leather on-lays. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt, with colorful geometric patterns sprinkled on all edges. Minor foxing to the frontispiece tissue guard and title page. Minimal toning to the textblock. Vertical fold to the contents page and section title. An unusually bright and clean copy. Very good condition in a flawless modern art binding.


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