Lot 96
  • 96

Hemingway, Ernest.

Estimate
1,500 - 2,500 USD
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Description

  • The Old Man and the Sea. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952
  • paper
8vo (205 x 136mm.), first edition, original light blue cloth lettered in silver, dust-jacket (state with photograph in olive, production symbols omitted but no mention of Hemingway winning the Nobel prize), minor browning to dust-jacket

Literature

Hanneman A24a

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 last great work of fiction, written in Cuba in 1951 and published the following year.