'I remember seeing the lion looking yellow and heavy-headed and enormous against a scrubby-looking tree in a patch of orchard bush and P. O. M. kneeling to shoot him. Then there was the short-barrelled explosion of the Mannlicher and the lion was going to the left on a run, a strange, heavy-shouldered, foot-swinging cat run. I hit him with the ...
'I remember seeing the lion looking yellow and heavy-headed and enormous against a scrubby-looking tree in a patch of orchard bush and P. O. M. kneeling to shoot him. Then there was the short-barrelled explosion of the Mannlicher and the lion was going to the left on a run, a strange, heavy-shouldered, foot-swinging cat run. I hit him with the Springfield and he went down...' Returning to his love of the African continent and its wildlife, Hemingway captures brilliantly the thrill and excitement of the hunt for big game. In some of the most vivid, intense and evocative travel writing, and memoir of his career, he describes the vastness of Africa and the brutality of its 'sports', showing even in this slim volume why he was one of the great American writers of the twentieth century.
Near Fine. First printing of this MMPB-size Scribner Classics ediiton with B&W illustrations by Edward Shenton and cover painting by James and Ruth McCrae. A near fine unread copy with a small bump at top foreedge corner. Scarce. 295 pp.
Fine in Fine jacket. Book. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. Signed. Presentation & Association Fine Copy In Like Jacket. Jacket with Illustration of the First Jacket. Presentation by Sean Hemingway(Grandson). Beautiful Copy Without Wear.
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First Edition. First edition; Scribner's seal and 'A' on the copyright page; Good+/Very Good-condition; cloth is rubbed on extremities; spine is age-tanned; occasional smudge to pages, but no markings to the text. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
First Edition. With publisher's colophon and letter "A" on the copyright page. One of 10, 550 copies issued. Hemingway's second work of nonfiction, one that would ultimately drive him into a deep depression, displeased at the critics having "killed" the book. From the collection of noted bibliophile Ruth Helen Kaufmann, with her bookplate on the front pastedown. Very Good plus lacking the dust jacket. Spine lean, extremities and spine show the usual fading.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Spine is sun faded but readable, covers are a mottled green due to moisture, NO odor or mildue, There is a brown line the length of the front cover that may have come from something laid against it. Binding is tight and text is clean.; Has the Scribner's "A" on copyright page; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Good. First edition. 295 p. Light green cloth with black bands and gilt lettering. Illustrated by Edward Shenton. (Scribner's "A" on copyright page with seal. ) Good condition. No jacket. Green cloth faded and yellowed as is typical, spine sunned, small dampstain on back cover upper corner. Small red stain spot on front cover. Last three pages or so faintly dampstained, a bit creased. Foxing to front paste down. A solid copy.
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