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 ...Read MoreWritten 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.Read Less
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.
Very Good. First Edition as denoted by Scribner 'A'. In a fresh facsimile dust jacket. Interior clean and unmarked. Binding tight, square. Black cloth boards are straight with some very light wear and some dulling to the spine label. Overall, a handsome edition. Photos available upon request.
First Edition, first issue. Black cloth with gold paper labels. With "A" on copyright page. Scribner's seal on copyright page. 12mo 7 5/8" tall. 244 pages. Page foredges uncut. Top page edges stained red. Spine label is darkened a little showing a little wear at edges. Clean. Tight. no foxing. no jacket. Sharp. A very nice clean copy. Very good condition.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 1st Printing. Ernest Hemingway's "Winner Take Nothing"-True First Edition-Published October 27, 1933, at $2.00. The first printing consisted of 20, 300 copies. Scribner's "A" and printer's device on copyright page indicates first printing. The dust jacket is printed in red, white, and black. An excerpt from a review of Death in the Afternoon, by Laurence Stallings, appears on the back cover. Condition: The book is in very good or better condition and the gold labels have obviously benefited from being protected by the original dust jacket for so many years. There is some spotting on the black cloth boards and a 'cup' ring on the front board. The original dust jacket is not price clipped and retains its original $2.00 issue price. Dust jacket has moderate to significant chipping to the corners and to the crown and heel of the spine. Overall good plus to very good minus condition. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store.
Hemingway's third collection of stories. Very Good+ in a Very Good or better first issue dust jacket. Scribners A and sea on the copyright page, Stallings quote on back panel, original black cloth Solid clean and tight with bright clean pages. The first state dust jacket has the $2.00 price present and all the correct points. Hanneman A12a.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Near Fine in Good jacket. 1st Printing. "Winner Take Nothing". First edition, first printing, with the original first state dust jacket. Published October 27, 1933, at $2.00. The first printing consisted of 20, 300 copies. The book is in near fine condition. The black cloth boards and gold labels are extremely fresh and well-preserved. Small bump to the bottom edge of the front board. The interior is clean, tight and fresh. Previous owner's bookplate on the front paste-down. The original first state dust jacket is in good plus to very good minus condition. The front flap is price-clipped. Dust jacket has minor chipping to the corners, edges, and to the top and bottom of the spine. Some creasing and chipping at the hinges of the spine and at the flap folds. 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.
Octavo. Recent black full morocco, with gilt titles, gilt decoration and raised bands on spine, gilt rules to boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original cloth spine and front board bound in at the back. A fine copy. First edition.
Very Good in Good dust jacket. Book: One corner slightly bumped, owner's name (Scribner's "A" and seal); Dust Jacket: Large chip at top of spine, tiny chips and rub at bottom of spine, long closed at front spine fold, several other tiny chips and tears.
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