Hemingway, San Francesco de Paula, Cuba. Authentication performed by PSA/DNA with certification #65109938. Hemingway lived at Finca Vigia, or "Lookout Farm, " near Havana from 1939 to 1960.Interestingly, it appears the clipping was received by the Reverend Erwin Gerken who had set upon the objective to receive every individual's signature who appeared on the cover of Time magazine at the time. Includes print of found image of letter to Allen Dulles; of note for purposes of provenance. Sea blue full cloth boards, Hemingway's signature blind-stamped at front board, crisp silver spine titles, slight shelf wear. Pages fine; front blank endpaper removed. Dust wrapper slight wear; clipped, protected in new clear sleeve. Hemingway photo at back panel; "Jacket design by'A'" at front flap. Sharp true first edition in same wrapper. The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, "The Old Man and the Sea" has proved itself to be an enduring work of American fiction.
Celebrated in twentieth century fiction and in Hemingway's canon, reaffirming his worldwide literary prominence and significant in his selection for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. The story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.Using simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss, and transforms them into a magnificent classic. Printed in the United States of America. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The item "The Old Man and The Sea (1952) ERNEST HEMINGWAY, Signed, 1st Edition Original DJ" is in sale since Friday, November 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "mediumisthemessagemedia" and is located in Gladstone, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.