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New York; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. 21,5x15 cm. (6, 2 blanks), 294, (1, 1 blank) pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt title and decoration on spine and author's signature stamped in gold on front board. Green and black dustjacket, with original price of ?2.75? The spine and extremities of the boards slightly faded. The jacket very slightly rubbed at extremities and slightly faded at rear panel. Name on front free endpaper (Edna J. Adams, 1935), minimal offsetting from this on the front flap and paste-down. Bookstore's label on rear paste-down. With Scribner's "A" and printer's device on copyright page. A very fine copy with an unusually well preserved jacket. The book was published serially in Scribner's Magazine (May-Nov. 1935). The sectional headings were altered in the book edition. The first printing consisted of 10550 copies and took place in October. Hannemann A13a. From the library of Swedish author, journalist, and collector Carl Olov Sommar. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Green Hills of Africa. Decorations by Edward...
Descripción Charles Scribner's Sons, NYC, 1953. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No DJ. 1953 Edition. This is a VG hardcover copy of the 1953 Scribners edition, green cloth binding with the 1953 date on the title page, but reprinted 1954 on the CR page, no DJ. With previous owner's name and with his lovely 3 page holograph account of hearing of Hemingway's death. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 076220
Descripción New York: Charles ScribnerÕs Sons, 1935., 1935. 295pp. with Shenton decorations. 8vo. Original green cloth; gilt lettering on front board; black decorative strips on spine with gilt lettering. In dust jacket. First edition. Hanneman 13. In discussing the authorÕs challenges in writing this work of non-fiction, Carlos Baker says, ÒThe Green Hills of Africa rises above the status of a Ônoble experimentÕ and becomes in its own right a work of artÓ [Hemingway/ The Writer as Artist, p.167]. Neat penciled name of previous owner on front free end-paper. Spine faded as usual; spine of jacket also faded with wear to jacket at extremities. Text internally very clean with no marks; front of dust jacket bright. In all a good plus copy of a desirable Hemingway in an original (and rumored earliest) un-price-clipped dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 5780
Descripción New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935, 1935. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine on a black ground, facsimile of Hemingway's signature in gilt on front cover. With the dust jacket. Spine and edges of boards faded and tanned as often, margins of contents tanned. A very good copy in the jacket that is rubbed, nicked, and split along the edges with faded spine panel as usual. Illustrations within the text. 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"). Czech, African Big Game 1785 to 1950, p. 74 ("Hemingway's classic is based very closely on his safari to East Africa"); Grissom A13.1.a; Hanneman A13. Nº de ref. de la librería 88529