New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. 8vo. 140 pages. Cloth, silver-lettered on spine; pictorial dust jacket, rear panel with olive-toned portrait (no priority). A very good copy, the spine lettering bright, soft bump to upper corners at beginning, some ink scribbling on rear free endpaper; tha jacket bright, small abrasion on spine, light wear at extremities. Item #405100
FIRST EDITION, first printing, jacket priced $3.00, a bright, handsome copy despite the flaws detailed. The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953 and the Nobel Committee noted its contribution to their decision to award the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954.