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    Ernest Hemingway's Personal Copy of Geoffrey Household's Watcher in the Shadows, Signed "EH". (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1960), first edition, 248 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, 8vo (5.75" x 8.25"), two dust jackets. Written in Hemingway's hand on the front panel of the outer dust jacket are the following notes: "bjo - Bath Robe Missing" Signed "EH" underneath. Below that, he writes "Wed. Cable Mary - Buy Medicines - collect Pollo." Hemingway continues on the front flap of the dust jacket: "to Ronda - gas 346 pesetas." Interesting Hemingway piece, considering Watcher in the Shadows, written by British thriller writer Household, was published only a year before Hemingway took his own life. The outer dust jacket with Hemingway's notes has noticeable wear around the edges, some wear at the top and bottom of the spine, and a 6.5" tear on the front flap fold. The inner dust jacket is about fine, with only very little edge wear. The book is about fine, with only a minor crimp at the bottom of the spine. This unique association copy is a one-of-a-kind find.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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