The Old Man and The Sea (1955 printing in dust jacket and with rare wrap-around band)
Hemingway, Ernest

New York: Scribners, 1955. Hardcover in pale blue cloth with blindstamped facsimile Hemingway signature and silver spine lettering. Early reprint of Hemingway's Pulitez Prize winning novella (1953), issued after he also won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. A tight, fine exampel in the original dust jacket whose front flap bears the blurb for the Pulitzer Prize and also for the Nobel Prize. $3.00 price intact. Jacket is bright with a touch of toning to the psine strip and a small repaired chip to the top edge of the front panel. More importantly, present is the wrap-around band celebrating Hemingway's 1954 Nobel Prize with the quote by the Swedish Academy about this book. Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E16220)


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