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THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by  Ernest (Alfred EISENSTAEDT) HEMINGWAY - Signed First Edition - (1990) - from Charles Agvent and



Condition: Fine in a Near Fine suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label with some sunning and light soiling

[New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1990). First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label with some sunning and light soiling. Alfred Eisenstaedt. Oblong folio (14-1/2" x 11") bound in blue goatskin leather and linen boards. Illustrated with five photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt printed from the original negatives created by Eisenstaedt in 1952 for the Life Magazine appearance of the novel. Copy #447 of 600 numbered copies SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page. Monthly letter laid in.
  • Bookseller: Charles Agvent US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 017282
  • Author: HEMINGWAY, Ernest (Alfred EISENSTAEDT)
  • Illustrator:Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in a Near Fine suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label with some sunning and light soiling
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Place: [New York]
  • Date published: (1990)
  • Keywords: Signed; Photogravures; Limited Editions; LEC; Alfred Eisenstaedt; Modern Firsts; Literature: American
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Photography;

Book summary

The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway, written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.


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  "The Old Man and The Sea is an excellent novella for someone to read looking to get away from the troubles of life only to find that some troubles lead to the greatest reward of even though the reward is only a small amount."

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