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    Ernest Hemingway. Death in the Afternoon. New York: 1932. First edition.

    More Information: Ernest Hemingway. Death in the Afternoon. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First edition, with "A" and Scribner's seal on copyright page. Octavo (9.125 x 6.25 inches; 230 x 161 mm.). [xii], 517, [1, blank] pages. Color lithograph frontispiece from a painting by Juan Gris and a selection of photographic illustrations of bullfighting following the text. Publisher's black cloth, front board stamped in gilt, spine lettered and decorated in gilt; in an extensively restored dust jacket. Boards slightly bowed; boards rubbed along lower portion of boards and around joints; spine ends bumped; endpapers toned, with evidence of removed bookplate on front free endpaper; front pastedown replaced, with adhesive visible around hinge. Dust jacket restored with joints and folds reinforced; edges renewed; spine panel and area around front joint colored. A presentable restored copy in an extensively restored dust jacket.

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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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