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The Fifth Column And The First Forty-Nine Stories

First Edition | First Printing



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First edition of The Fifth Column and The First Forty-Nine Stories by Ernest Hemingway in the publisher’s first state dust jacket.

Octavo, x, 597pp, [1]. Red cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine over red print. First printing with “Scribner’s A” on copyright page. Faint sunning to cloth spine, some rubbing to gilt. Toning to endpapers, no marks or inscriptions. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $2.75 retail price on front flap, faint sunning to spine, a few chips to corners and edges of spine. Includes photo of Herbert Matthews and Hemingway observing artillery bursts during the Spanish Civil War on the rear panel. Dust jacket free of restoration. (Grissom A.16.1.a) (Hanneman 16)

This collection of short stories from Ernest Hemingway includes The Killers; Hills Like White Elephants; A Clean, Well-Lighted Place; The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber; and The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

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Location Published

New York


Charles Scribner's Sons


First Edition, First Printing

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Very Good

Jacket Condition

Very Good


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