Corners and edges have some wear, book has some wear, stamp inside, Ex-library, sticker on spine. Life featured an excerpt of The Old Man and the Sea in its September 1952 issue. Earnest Hemingway name is embossed on the front of the book. From United Kingdom to U. No names on the book or writting in it. Although the copyright page of this book has a full number line, it is not a first edition.
On his way in to shore, are attracted to the marlin's blood. About this Item: Simon Schuster Trade 1981-03-01, 1981. Santiago considers Manolin as being a good colleague and friend not just an apprentice, and he confides in him that he will journey into the distant Gulf Stream in the Straits of Florida to fish once more and alone, confidently stating and believing that his ongoing pattern of bad fortune will remarkably turn around. The Old Man and the Sea made Hemingway a celebrity. He never finished any of the other writing projects he was working on over the last decade of his life. Please check back often, as we plan on adding new jackets weekly. About this Item: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1955.
A spectacular dustjacket that is vibrant in color with no chips or fading to the dustjacket. Not to be confused with a swordfish, Atlantic Blue Marlin are large billfish that live in. Also in the photograph is the booklet that came with the book club edition. It is shown with the true first edition dust jacket for comparison. Once home, he slumps onto his bed and falls into a deep sleep. Hemingway's work is a 27,000-word novel called The Old Man and the Sea. The marlin encircles the skiff on the third day, and Santiago being already exhausted and weak from battling with the marlin,somehow manages to gather his residual strength and stamina to pull the fish alongside the skiff and successfully harpoons it.
Softcover Copyrighted 1952 Classic - Fiction. Illustrated with five photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt printed from the original negatives created by Eisenstaedt in 1952 for the Life Magazine appearance of the novel. Scribner's, 1952 A fine first edition Scribner's A on the copyright page in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Hemingway on the front free endpaper. The story about an aging Cuban fisherman wrangling a large marlin in the gulf stream was written in 1951 in Cuba and published in 1952. There are two variant dust jackets - one with the back photo of Hemingway tinted blue, and one where the photo is olive. A handsome copy of one of Hemingway's most important works. A group of fishermen gather the next day around the boat where the fish's skeleton is still attached.
Pages toned, very brittle and fragile with age. This wonderful copy is housed in a custom clamshell case. Notice that the Scribners seal is not present, and there is printer information on the bottom. The colophon has been removed from the copyright page , indicating this copy was designated for the Book-Of-The-Month Club. The book is in excellent condition. I am in no way shape or form an expert on books so please feel free to ask questions if you have them. Selected articles and dispatches of four decades.
Also in the photograph is the booklet that came with the book club edition. On the 85th day,Santiago embarks in his skiff navigating towards the Gulf Stream concentrating on the vast horizon. Manolin was worried about Santiago and rushed to his hut and exhaled a sigh of relief when he found Santiago asleep in bed. With the rare wrap-around band 1954 , stating 'Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 1954'. This is the copyright page from the book club edition. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards.
Overall, a wonderful copy in collector's condition. Due to lack of buyer feedback being left for me: I will leave feedback 4 U after you have recieved you item and I know your package has arrived. In 1955, it was made into a movie starring Spencer Tracy. The free end page has been removed. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. Funding to be used for future acquisition and preservation of dust jacket art. The film uses 29,000 images that he and his son, Dimitri, painted on glass over two years.
The one on the left has an blue tinted photo of Ernest Hemingway, and the one on the right has an olive tinted photo. It was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime. This was changed to olive green, and the mention of Hemingway winning the nobel prize was added later. The blue tint is clear on the back panel and the price is present. The Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author: Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cuba, and published in 1952. Thanks For Your Interest In This Auction And Good Luck In All Your Bidding! Overall, a stunning copy of this true first edition in collector's condition.