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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 486

    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Scribner's 1926.

    Price Realised  

    HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Scribner's 1926.

    8o. Original black cloth, printed paper labels, fore-edges uncut, rear endpaper lightly discolored; IN THE PICTORIAL DUST JACKET designed by Cleonike Damianakes (very minor chipping at ends of spine panel and rear lower edge, a little staining and some minor chipping); black cloth chemise, quarter morocco slipcase.

    FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with the word "stopped" spelled "stoppped" on p. 181. In the first issue dust jacket. "Here the post-war disillusion and the post-war liberation are united in the physical enjoyment of living and the pains of love. Perhaps that is what expatriation was about." Connolly, The Modern Movement 50; Hanneman A6a. A VERY GOOD COPY, RARE IN DUST JACKET.


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