29 June 2005
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952.
8o. Original light blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket (one short closed tear); quarter morocco folding case. Provenance: Helen Amory (presentation inscription).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed "To Helen Amory very gratefully Ernest Hemingway." Spencer Tracy gives a brilliant performance as Santiago, the Cuban fisherman battling nature and his own limitations, in the 1958 film adaptation. Hanneman A24a.
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