Lot 617

HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Death in the Afternoon, London, 1932, original cloth, dust-jacket. FIRST U.K. EDITION. With 4 other books by the same author. (5)

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £110
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961).  Death in the Afternoon. London: Jonathan Cape, 1932. 8vo (213 x 145mm). Half title, coloured frontispiece by Juan Gris, half tone illustrations. Original salmon-pink cloth (inner hinges broken, lightly stained), dust-jacket with price of 30s. unclipped (lightly stained). Provenance: Ex-library copy, British Institute, Madrid (labels on front pastedown and stamp to title and following page). FIRST U.K. EDITION of the author's book on bull-fighting which also incorporates several short stories. cf. Hanneman A10. With 4 other books by the same author, namely The Fifth Column and the first Forty-Nine Stories (London, 1939, original cloth, dust-jacket, FIRST U.K. EDITION), For Whom the Bell Tolls (New York, 1940, original cloth, without the dust-jacket, an early edition, but without "A" on the copyright page), The Old Man and the Sea (London, 1952, original cloth, dust-jacket, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION) and A Moveable Feast (London, 1964, original cloth, dust-jacket, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION). (5)

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