Lot 91
  • 91

Hemingway, Ernest.

Estimate
1,500 - 2,000 USD
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Description

  • Winner Take Nothing. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933
  • paper
8vo (186 x 130mm.), first edition, original black cloth with gold paper labels, dust-jacket, collector's red cloth chemise and slipcase, slight browning, dust-jacket very slightly frayed at extremities with minor chip to inside upper flap

Provenance

H. Bradley Martin, bookplate, his sale ("Highly Important American and Children's Literature"), Sotheby's, New York, 30/31 January 1990, lot 2094

Literature

Hanneman A12a

Condition

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing where appropriate
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

The author's third collection of short stories.

On page 159 the initial "t" has dropped out of "two hundred twenty-five pounds".