Written when Hemingway was at the height of his creative powers, the stories in Winner Take Nothing glow with the mark of his unique talent. Hunters, wives, old men of wisdom, waiters, fighters, women loved, women lost: they are all here, living on the raw edge, making love, facing the inevitable reality of death. The characters, the dialogue, the settings, the remarkable insight could have come only from Hemingway's imagination. As an introduction to his work, or as an overview of the themes he developed at greater length ...
Written when Hemingway was at the height of his creative powers, the stories in Winner Take Nothing glow with the mark of his unique talent. Hunters, wives, old men of wisdom, waiters, fighters, women loved, women lost: they are all here, living on the raw edge, making love, facing the inevitable reality of death. The characters, the dialogue, the settings, the remarkable insight could have come only from Hemingway's imagination. As an introduction to his work, or as an overview of the themes he developed at greater length in his novels, it is a stunningly successful collection. From one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.
Good. First of this edition, with Scribner slug and "A" on copyright page. Sunrise Edition, Volume Five. Very scarce edition (one of 6 volumes). Blue cloth, lettering on spine rubbed off (per usual). Distinguished brown japanese handmade paper dj with paper label. Not the original dj.
First edition, 8vo, pp. , 244; publisher's black cloth and gold paper labels on upper cover and spine; front cover with a tiny splash of while paint, and in a worn and torn dust jacket with front flap missing and loss at the top and bottom of the spine and tape repairs on the verso.
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Near Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7ć"-9ć" tall. Hardcover, black cloth with gold cover and spine labels, no dust-jacket. 244 pages. Top edge stained red. First edition, first printing with the Scribner "A" and seal on copyright page, the word lacking "T" on page 159. [Hanneman A12A]. Hemingway's third separate, and last, collection of short stories. Previous owner's name "property of" written inside front cover. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, now protected by clear acetate wraps. But for signature, a fine copy. Near fine.
First Edition. Scribner's "A" on the copyright page as called for. From the collection of noted bibliophile Ruth Helen Kaufmann, with her bookplate on the front and rear pastedown. Spine lean, and tiny bruises and creases to the spine label, else Near Fine.
First edition. His third collection of stories, fourteen in total with nine being published for the first time. About very good with spine ends bumped, spine ends and corners lightly rubbed, gold spine label somewhat dulled and a little askew but label on front still bright, and cloth showing some areas of light insect damage. Small bookplate on front pastedown and light offset to the endpapers, but inside otherwise clean. Lacking dust jacket.
Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine. Spine shows fading to cloth, spotting to title label. Cloth lightly rubbed. Bookseller stamp to front paste down. Pages toned. A rather sharp copy, well above average.
First edition ("A"). 8vo. Original black cloth, gold paper spine and upper cover labels, top edge stained red (minor rubbing). Very good. No signatures or bookplates. Contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time. Dedicated to Archibald MacLeish. Hanneman A12a.
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