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HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

Death in the Afternoon.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932 Stock Code: 140263
£4,500.00
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First edition, first printing, published in an edition of 10,300 copies on 23 September 1932, this edition includes the Cubist frontispiece by Juan Gris and distinctive dust jacket that was redesigned for all subsequent editions and printings. The jacket is seldom seen in collectable condition.

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Description

Octavo. Original black cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, facsimile signature to front board gilt. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Frontispiece by Juan Gris with tissue guard.

Condition

An excellent copy, only very minor rubbing and marks to cloth, slight abrasion to front free endpaper from a removed label, the jacket entirely intact and unrestored, with some mild creasing, a few closed tears from top edge, and a 20 mm split just starting at foot of rear joint fold, evenly somewhat toned as usual.

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