Men Without Women.New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927 Stock Code: 113500
NotesFirst 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 in magazines, is uncommon in the dust jacket. From the library of Dr Philip Murray, Irish book collector and author of The Adventures of a Book Collector (2011), though unmarked as such.
Octavo. Original black cloth, gold labels printed in black to spine and front cover, yellow decorated endpapers, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Housed in a black cloth solander box by the Chelsea Bindery.
Ownership signature to front pastedown and blindstamped to title page. Spine slightly rolled, light spotting to top edge. A very good copy in the dust jacket with toned spine, some short closed tears and a little minor loss to spine ends, rubbing to extremities.
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