15 1/2 by 11 inches in 1/4 blue morocco and linen covered boards with gilt titling to the spine. This is #52 of 600 signed by Alfred Eisenstaedt on the colophon. Beautiful condition in a suede lined clamshell box with inlaid leather spine label. There are a couple of modest spots of apparent foxing to the upper woven cloth cover of the book (see photos) and the cloth clamshell does show a faded/sunning pattern apparently from a smaller book or slip that was next to it on a shelf. Call it Near Fine in a VG clamshell.Everything we sell is Returnable for any reason. We only ask for prompt notification, within 14 days. Don't hesitate to ask for more info/detail on any of our listings.
The Old Man and the Sea. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway. It was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime.
One of his most famous works, it tells the story of Santiago, an aging Cuban. Who struggles with a giant marlin. Far out in the Gulf Stream. Off the coast of Cuba.In 1953, The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. And it was cited by the Nobel Committee. As contributing to their awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Printed at Typostudio Schumacher-Gebler in Munich.
The photogravure plates have been made by Jon Goodman and the gravures were printed by Sara Krohn, R. Townsend, and at Wingate Studio... The item "Hemingway LEC Old Man and the Sea 1990 #52 of 600 Eisenstaedt Photography Signed" is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020.
This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "hoffmansbooks" and is located in Columbus, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.