First published in 1925, this collection of 32 short stories and vignettes marked Hemingway's American publishing debut. In Our Time not only provides a key to Hemingway's later works, but remains one of the most original short story collections in 20th-century literature. Includes the famous Nick Adams stories.First published in 1925, this collection of 32 short stories and vignettes marked Hemingway's American publishing debut. In Our Time not only provides a key to Hemingway's later works, but remains one of the most original short story collections in 20th-century literature. Includes the famous Nick Adams stories.Read Less
Fair. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. 212 p. PBT: This is a reading copy only but has 15 short stories by Hemingway in it. And especially on the back cover is a photo of Himself at his typewriter. From the Scriber's Library selections with 212 pages, Previous owners name in front and very top of the first endpaper. Bet he wished he had this copy back. Book show creases and a few dents, but you know the copy itself is tight. Think of it..1958, 2008....still in not bad read state. Stories are 5-10-15 pages each.
Very Good. Author's Second Book. 8vo. 157 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This story collection contains: On the Quai at Smyrna; Indian Camp; The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife; The End of Something; The Three-Day Blow; The Battler; A Very Short Story; Soldier's Home; The Revolutionist; Mr. and Mrs. Elliot; Cat in the Rain; Out of Season; Cross-Country Snow; My Old Man; and Big Two-Hearted River Parts 1 and 2.
Fair. UK hardback first impression. Scarce. The book has previous owner name and date to ffep. Bumping to corners, some rubbing to spine end cloth with some small areas of fraying. A few surface marks to boards. Though a bit tired, a solid copy overall. No jacket. Jonathan Cape 1926.
Very Good in New jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" Tall. First edition, stated Second Printing, March 1927. 1925 date at title page. Significantly less common than first printing of 1, 335 printed. Black full cloth boards, gilt cover design and spine title w/embossed publishing insignia, lt. shelf wear. Intriguing geometric cover design. Pages fine. Beautiful facsimile of original second printing jacket protected in clear sleeve. Very attractive antique owner's bookplate at frt. endp. Near fine example in new dj. When In Our Time was first published in 1925, it was praised by Ford Madox Ford, John Dos Passos, and F. Scott Fitzgerald for its simple, precise use of language to convey a wide range of complex emotions. It earned Hemingway a place beside Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein-considered the most promising American writers of the period. Contains several early Hemingway classics, including the famous Nick Adams stories "Indian Camp, " "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife, " "The Three Day Blow, " "The Battler, " and "Big Two-Hearted River." This volume introduces readers to the hallmarks of the Hemingway style: a sharp, lean prose--enlivened by an aptitude for the every-day and an eye for the realistic that suggests, through the simplest of statements, a sense of moral value and clarity of heart. Recognized as one of the most original short story collections in twentieth-century literature and provides a key to Hemingway's later works. 215 pages. Insured post.
Near Fine. No DJ. 5.8 x 0.7 x 8.9 inches. Third printing. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean. Bound in black cloth with bright gilt design & lettering front board, gilt lettering spine. gilt lettering on spine dulled but very legible. Binding is tight. Faint wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Text block is clean. Facsimile DJ is clean, bright and unmarked.
Good + in fine jacket. 214 pp. Second printing of the First American edition. In facsimile jacket. Black cloth, with a gilt design and printing on cover and spine. The spine gilt has dulled but it can still be read. A few small scoffs to spine edges, some small tears in head and heel. Minor spine lean. Rear hinge cracked, corners bumped, ink name and date on the front free endpaper.
Good in Fair in Plastic Cover jacket. 8vo. There is 1/4 inch fading at the top of the spine. The dust jacket is not price clipped. There is some minor edgewear to the dustjacket and browning to the dust jacket spine. A three inch tear to the dustjacket spine. This is the author's 2nd book and the 1st book to be published in England. Previous owner's name on inside in very small print.
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