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ERNEST HEMINGWAY


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THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA



PUBLISHED: Jonathan Cape London. 1952


8vo., First Edition, original blue cloth pictorially decorated

in red, in its pictorial dust wrapper, chipped & rubbed at

corners and edges, with a few small tears, pp. 127, contents

crisp and clean, a very good example of this classic.


*Gregorio Fuentes, the weather beaten captain of US novelist

Ernest Hemingway's boat in Cuba and inspiration for

The Old Man and the Sea
, died at the ripe old age of 104

in the fishing village of Cojimar.



Born on July 11th, 1897, Fuentes became captain of

Hemingway's boat Pilar at the end of the 1930s when the

US author lived on the Caribbean island.

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THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

First Illustrated Edition


PUBLISHED: The Reprint Society London 1953


Small 4to., First illustrated edition, original blue cloth tooled

in silver, in its pictorial dust jacket chipped at corners & edges

and a few small marks to lower cover, pp. 117, top edge red,

illustrated by C. F. Tunnicliffe & Raymond Shepard with

pictorial endpapers, vignette half title, full page illustrations,

including frontispiece plate plus chapter headings and text

illustrations, a very good copy of a delightful edition,

very hard to find in dust jacket.




First Edition published in 1952, this edition first published

by The Reprint Society by arrangements with Messrs.

Jonathan Cape Ltd. 1953
.

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