A fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is also a deeper contemplation on the nature of cowardice and ...Show synopsisA fascinating look at the history and grandeur of bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon is also a deeper contemplation on the nature of cowardice and bravery, sport and tragedy, and is enlivened throughout by Hemingway's pungent commentary on life and literature. Seen through his eyes, bullfighting becomes an art, a richly choreographed ballet, with performers who range from awkward amateurs to masters of great grace and cunning.Hide synopsis
Description:Fine. FINE++, VERY VERY SLIGHTEST OF RUBS, ELSE NEW CONDITION....Fine. FINE++, VERY VERY SLIGHTEST OF RUBS, ELSE NEW CONDITION. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 496 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. STAMPED "HEMINGWAY HOUSE KEY WEST"
Description:Very good. Scribner's edition (1932), Hardcover black, clean...Very good. Scribner's edition (1932), Hardcover black, clean with front board stamped with author's signature in gilt. Small amt of bumping on corners. Frontispiece with painting by Juan Gris "THE BULLFIGHTER". Many black and white illustrations of bullfighting and an extensive glossary of terms used. FAST ShippingżOrders usually go out the same day. All proceeds from this volunteer bookstore go to charity. ((s3, 5-13)
Description:Peter Fiore; Very Good. 8vo. 487 pp. Trade paperback format....Peter Fiore; Very Good. 8vo. 487 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Peter Fiore. The Contents are: Chapters I to XX Inclusive; Illustrations; An Explanatory Glossary; Some Reactions of a Few Individuals to the Integral Spanish Bullfight; A Short Estimate of the American, Sidney Franklin, as a Matador; and Dates on Which Bullfights Will Ordinarily Be Held in Spain, France, Mexico, and Central and South America; followed by a bibliographical note.
Publisher: SCRIBNER 1954 (SILHOUETTE BULL ON TITLE PAGE)
Description:Condition: Overall this is in good condition. Black cloth cover,...Condition: Overall this is in good condition. Black cloth cover, dec. spine, d.j. is worn/torn at edges. There is a silhouette bull on the title page, 27 pages of photos of bull fighting, 515pages with biblio. and note page. Original edition on this book was 1932. IN 1954 ERNEST HEMINGWAY WON THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE.
Description:Very Good. 068485922X has a 1932 Scribner on the copyright page...Very Good. 068485922X has a 1932 Scribner on the copyright page but is published by Colliers-hard cover-no dust jacket-minor tanning to page edge-otherwise cover fine binding strong contents clean-enjoy.
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