Lot 89
  • 89

Hemingway, Ernest.

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Death in the Afternoon. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932
  • paper
8vo (230 x 160mm.), first edition, coloured frontispiece by Juan Gris and numerous photographic illustrations, original black cloth lettered in gilt, dust-jacket, ownership signature on front fixed endpaper, head and foot of spine slightly bumped, soiled dust-jacket frayed at extremities with some minor loss or tears to head and foot of spine and corners

Literature

Hanneman A10(a)

Condition

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Catalogue Note

The author's classic study of bullfighting and the nature of fear and courage.