Later printing:'W' Octavo, original blue cloth. Rear photograph of Hemingway by Lee Samuels. Signed first edition, later printing. Of Hemingways 1952 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. And one of his most famous works.Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. An acceptable copy, in replacement facsimile dust jacket, clean and crisp internally, (please see images) Slight shelf wear to cloth boards, boards have been bent in the past and show heavy creasing to rear board.
Name written inside the front is damp smudged. Will be sent in an archival quality plastic jacket protector. Please ask questions before purchasing.
Upon its publication in 1952 by Charles Scribner's Sons, The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year and was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954. The novel reinvigorated Hemingway's literary reputation. It initiated a reexamination of his entire body of work.
The novel was received with such alacrity, that it restored many readers' confidence in Hemingway's capability as an author. Indeed, the publisher even wrote on an early dust jacket, calling the novel a "new classic, " and it was compared by many critics to such revered works as William Faulkner's "The Bear" and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. The item "SIGNED Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea 1952 Hardcover Fishing 1st" is in sale since Thursday, May 7, 2020.
This item is in the category "Books, Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "strandarcadebooks" and is located in Collaroy, NSW.This item can be shipped worldwide.