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HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

Rare books by Ernest Hemingway, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of The Sun Also Rises, and, A Farewell to Arms.

Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) was an American novelist and war correspondent famous for the stark realism of his work. Raised in Illinois, he served as an ambulance driver on the Italian front during the First World War and then became a foreign correspondent in Paris. There he joined the “Lost Generation” of artists and writers and in 1923 published his first book, Three Stories and Ten Poems.

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  1. Collection of 39 books from his personal library, retrieved by his friends and agents, the Bruce family.
    The collection includes 39 books from Ernest Hemingway's personal library, including nine books signed by Hemingway, and 18 books inscribed to Hemingway from family and fellow authors and editors. Many are from childhood and young adolescence, yet some track across Hemingway's travels in Spain, Paris, and back to the United... Learn More
    £50,000

    Stock Code: 107595

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  2. 123600
    First edition, first printing. This anthology of popular fiction from 1923 includes Ernest Hemingway's short story "My Old Man", which first appeared in his first published work, Three Stories and Ten Poems, published earlier in the same year. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 123600

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  3. 109125
    Remarkable chatty and amusing letter dating from the period of Hemingway's convalescence from a wound sustained on the Italian front, signed in pencil and with an autograph note in his hand; reprinted in The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: 1907-1922, pp. 122-23. The recipient, Captain James Gamble, was a field inspector with... Learn More
    £12,000

    Stock Code: 109125

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  4. 36055comp
    First edition, first printing, one of 925 numbered copies (of a total edition of 976). With the signed presentation inscription to the half-title, "To Ernest Hemingway from Harold Stearns. Any guy who can write 'My Old Man' deserves thisand plenty of it. Paris, September, 1924". Stearns had been associate editor of The Dial... Learn More
    £2,200

    Stock Code: 36055

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  5. 72318detail
    First editions, first printings, with the exception of Three Stories & Ten Poems, which was first published in 1923 in a print run of 300 copies only; the copy here is the facsimile edition published in 1977 with the permission of the Hemingway estate. A Moveable Feast, Islands in The Stream, and Garden of Eden were published... Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 72318

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  6. 43475
    First American edition, first printing. The New York version of In Our Time is a radically different book from the much shorter Paris version published the year before, which consisted of just 32 pages and contained only the vignettes later used as interchapters in the New York version. Hemingway's American debut contains... Learn More
    £2,225

    Stock Code: 43475

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  7. The Sun Also Rises.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 41525

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  8. The Torrents of Spring.
    First edition, first printing Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 41545

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  9. 62962
    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the previous year. Learn More
    £2,200

    Stock Code: 62962

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  10. 38689
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 38689

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  11. 130470
    First edition, first printing, first issue with the misprint "stoppped" on p. 181, l. 26. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 130470

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  12. Men Without Women.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 40090

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  13. Men Without Women.
    First edition, in the first issue dust jacket, conforming to the following issue points: unbroken page number on p. 3, printed on heavier paper stock than subsequent printings, and the jacket without the two reviews to the front panel. Hemingway's second collection of short stories, ten of which were previously published... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 113500

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  14. In Our Time.
    Second US edition (revised) of Hemingway's first collection of stories, originally published in Paris in 1924, substantially revised for the Boni & Liveright edition of 1925, and republished here with further revisions and new introductions by both Edmund Wilson and the author, the latter later included as a short story... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 86450

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  15. In Our Time.
    Second US edition (revised) of Hemingway's first collection of stories, originally published in Paris in 1924, substantially revised for the Boni & Liveright edition of 1925, and republished here with further revisions and new introductions by both Edmund Wilson and the author, the latter later included as a short story... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 48712

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  16. 109126
    When Hemingway met Jane Mason she "was the twenty-two-year-old wife of G. Grant Mason, the head of Pan American Airways in Cuba and the owner of a beautifully situated estate in Jaimanitas, west of Havana. With her slender but curvy body and her strawberry blond hair, which she parted in the middle and pulled away from her... Learn More
    £12,000

    Stock Code: 109126

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  17. 126539comp
    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Bob Kriendler with best wishes from his friend Ernest Hemingway". The recipient was Robert "Bob" Kriendler, the youngest of the four Kriendler brothers who ran the iconic speakeasy 21 Club, one of Hemingway's favourite... Learn More
    £15,000

    Stock Code: 126539

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  18. Winner Take Nothing.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 35978

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  19. Winner Take Nothing
    First UK edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 38802

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  20. 88529
    First edition, first printing, in Grissom's "Jacket B": with the green band on the back panel of the jacket extending through nine lines of text (he refers to these as "styles" of jacket and not "states"). Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 88529

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  21. 35849
    First Edition, First Printing. His second major venture into non-fiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 35849

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  22. 120905comp
    First edition, sole printing, number 442 of 460 copies of this scarce Hemingway publication championing the art of Antonio Gattorno (1904-1980). Presentation copy inscribed by the artist to Juan Jose Sicre: "Para J. J. Sicre, su amigo, Gattorno, Santa Amalia 15/6/1935". Juan José Sicre (1898-1974) was a Cuban sculptor and... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 120905

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  23. 38294
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 38294

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  24. 66568
    £150

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  25. 44397
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 44397

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  26. 65240comp
    First edition, first printing. The volume reprints the short stories from In Our Time, Men Without Women, and Winner Take Nothing; it also contains the first printing of the play The Fifth Column, written under bombardment in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War, and four previously uncollected stories. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 65240

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  27. The Fifth Column
    First edition, first printing, of this major summarizing collection, the only one for which Hemingway made a critical selection for publication from his vast opus of short fiction: includes "In Our Time", "Men Without Women" and "Winner Take Nothing" among others, and prints four previously uncollected stories including... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 81063

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  28. 65712
    First separate edition, first printing. Originally published in 1938 in The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories. This is the original version as written by Hemingway, rather than the adapted version of Benjamin Glaser, who produced the play to great acclaim in the winter of 1940. Hemingway wrote "The Fifth Column",... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 65712

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  29. 118359
    First edition thus, first printing, binding variant A. The contents are the same as the first edition of this collection which was published by Scribner's Sons in 1938. This collection includes The Killers and The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 118359

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  30. 40897
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 40897

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  31. 124323comp
    first edition, first printing, one of 24 copies specially bound for presentation, printed from the uncorrected sheets. With the author's presentation inscription on the half-title, "To Alfred Rice with all good wishes and affection Ernest Hemingway". Rice was a lawyer based in New York, who specialised in copyright law,... Learn More
    £25,000

    Stock Code: 124323

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  32. 128858
    First edition illustrated by Tunnicliffe and Sheppard, in a handsome binding. Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe (1901-1979) and Raymond Sheppard (1913-1958), both well-known and prolific book illustrators, were each commissioned to produce illustrations for The Old Man and the Sea, first published in 1952 in Britain and America.... Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 128858

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  33. 118528
    First edition, first printing. Ernest Hemingway's copy of Watcher in the Shadows, inscribed by him on the head of the front panel of the dust jacket, "bjo - Bath Robe Missing, EH. Wed & cable Mary - Buy Medicines - collect Pollo". Additionally inscribed on the front flap, "To Ronda, gas 346 pesetas." In the summer of 1960... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 118528

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  34. 47413
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 47413

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  35. 76529
    First edition, first printing. An account of Hemingway's schooldays, drawing together much of his schoolboy juvenilia. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 76529

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  36. 117772
    Presentation copy inscribed by Hemingway to the half-title page "For Adolfo San Pelayo with sincere good wishes always Ernest Hemingway La Vigia 6/6/58." Learn More
    £8,750

    Stock Code: 117772

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