3 December 2007
HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938.
8o, original cloth; dust jacket. Provenance: Cuyler Stevens (presentation inscription, bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Hemingway on front free endpaper: "To Cuyler Stevens with all good luck Ernest Hemingway." Stevens was in the Princeton class of 1926 and copies of other novels inscribed by Hemingway to him have come on the market, including Winner Take Nothing (the Goodwin-Neville copy) and The Torrents of Spring. Hanneman A16a.
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