The Old Man And The Sea
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1952).
First Edition, First State, with Scribner 'A', dust jacket author photo tinted blue, and no mention of the Nobel Prize. A near fine example of the book which won its author a Pulitzer Prize. A short novel, it was the last major work published during Hemingway's lifetime and is widely considered one of his two or three enduring masterpieces. Basis for the 1958 John Sturges film starring Spencer Tracy. Certainly, this book was a major contributing factor in Hemingway's winning the Nobel Prize the following year. William Faulkner, in his review of the book, called it Hemingway's best. Near fine in like jacket with but a small chip to the crown of the spine.. Item #10050