10 December 1999
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Death in the Afternoon. New York: Scribner's, 1954.
8o (235 x 165 mm). Illustrated with photographs. Original black cloth (covers a bit soiled and rubbed, wear at ends of spine and fore-corners, front inner hinge tender).
PRESENTATION COPY of Hemingway's classic work on bullfighting, inscribed by him to Dr. George Saviers and his wife in blue ink on front free endpaper: "To George and Pat best love Pamplona, Burgos, Malaga, Valencia and many other places. Papa. 1959" (referring mainly to the fiestas they attended during "the dangerous summer" of 1959).
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