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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 132080comp
    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "With best wishes Ernest Hemingway Key West 1957". Learn More
    £32,500

    Stock Code: 132080

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  6. 132874
    A striking original photograph taken during the filming of the cinematic adaptation of The Old Man and the Sea, depicting Hemingway surrounded by a crew of seven men hoisting an imposing marlin, inscribed by Hemingway to Adolphe Lévêque, "Tout le monde Travaille sic, Ernest Hemingway Peru Mai 1956", in ink across the recto.... Learn More
    £9,500

    Stock Code: 132874

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