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												Death in the Afternoon by  Ernest Hemingway
	 - First Printing
			 - 1932
		 - from Round Table Books, LLC (SKU: 21351)

Death in the Afternoon

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Death in the Afternoon

by Hemingway, Ernest

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1932. First Printing. Hard Cover. First Edition, First Printing ("A" and colophon on copyright page). Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, Hemingway's facsimile signature in gilt on front cover. Illustrated with tissue-protected color frontispiece of "The Bullfighter" by Juan Gris and numerous (81) B&W photographs. Includes "An Explanatory Glossary," "Some Reactions of a Few Individuals to the Integral Spanish Bullfight," "A Short Estimate of the American, Sidney Franklin, as a Matador;" "Date on Which Bullfights will Ordinarily be held in Spain, France, Mexico, and Central and South America;" and a "Bibliographical Note." . Gilt on spine mildly faded, head and heel of spine show very light wear, minor spotting on rear cover, small bookshop label on ffep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD+.. B&W Photographs, Color Frontispiece. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 517 pp .

Synopsis

Death in the Afternoon is a non-fiction book by Ernest Hemingway about the ceremony and traditions of Spanish bullfighting. It was originally published in 1932. The book provides a look at the history and magnificence of bullfighting, while also being a deeper contemplation on the nature of fear and courage. Any discussion concerning bullfighting would be incomplete without some mention of the controversy surrounding it. -

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bookseller
Round Table Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
21351
Title
Death in the Afternoon
Author
Hemingway, Ernest
Illustrator
Juan Gris
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1932
Keywords
Bullfighting;, Literature;, Spain;, HEMINGWAY;, First Edition;

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First Edition
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original... [More]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [More]
colophon
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good+
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jacket
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Cloth
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heel
The lower most portion of the spine when the book is standing vertically.
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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