'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.
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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 in good dust jacket. Both book and jacket in Good+ condition. Published by Jonathan Cape, London. 1936. Tihs first edition copy pof this novel by Hemingway is in Good+ condition. It is bound in its original green boards with gold gilt lettering to the spine. There is a degree of discolouration adn fading to the boards and some fading to the spine and edges. Inside it is tightly bound and apart form some toning due to the age of the book, the pages are clean and blemish free. The dustjacket is also in Good+ condition, with some chipping to the spine ends and board edges and corners. There are a few small spots where the jacket has worn away slightly, possibly due to water or mould damage in the past, however this is minimal and apart from the area over the G of Hemingway s name, they are restricted to the edges and spine. In all a reasonable copy of this early works by Ernest Hemingway.
Shenton, Edward. Good. No dust jacket. 294 p. illus. 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. 1935 1st ed w A on copyright pg. Sunning & soil on cover & spine, slight fraying on cover, owner's info on ffep, light tanning, else text clean, binding good.
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.
Good in Good jacket. An unusual copy of the 1935 1st edition, 2nd state (without the "A" on the copyright page). From the personal library of noted literary critic Maxwell Geismar (who, among other things, wrote the Introduction to Eldridge Cleaver's "Soul on Ice"). Geismar has heavily highlighted this copy--clearly his working copy--in color pencil and has made several extensive margin notes. (A fascinating glimpse into the working methods of a major mid-century American critic). A presentable, "starter" copy to boot. The boards are relatively clean, the binding solid, the dustjacket--in spite of a few chips and some creasing--is 95% present.
Very Good in Fair jacket. 1st Printing. "Green Hills of Africa" by Ernest Hemingway. First edition first printing with Scribner's "Seal" and "A" present on the copyright page, signifying a first printing. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1935. The book measures 6" x 8.5", 295 pages. Decorations by Edward Shenton. With its original first printing dust jacket. The thick green band across the rear panel signifies a first issue jacket. The jacket is in good minus condition. Wear to the panels with chipping and creasing to the edges. Sunning to the spine with creasing at the top and bottom and paper loss at the top, affecting the title. Discoloration to the bottom of the front flap. The original price of $2.75 is present on the front flap. The book is in very good to very good minus condition. Sunning to the board edges and spine with some minor soiling. The front endpaper is clipped at the top corner. The textblock is lightly tone and largely clean and bright with sound binding. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(C5-36)
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