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ERNEST HEMINGWAY

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in our time

AN EXTRAORDINARY HEMINGWAY RARITY: THE FIRST EDITION OF IN OUR TIME, ONE OF ONLY 170 COPIES PRINTED

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. in our time. Paris, 1924.

First edition of this beautiful production, number 105 of only 170 copies printed, with woodcut frontispiece of Hemingway from a portrait by Henry Strater. $45,000.

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Typed letter signed

"THE TEST OF WHETHER A BOOK IS ANY GOOD IS HOW MUCH GOOD STUFF YOU CAN REMOVE FROM IT"

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Typed letter signed. Finca Vigia, Cuba, 29 September 1949.

Extraordinary typed and heavily annotated letter from Hemingway in Cuba to friend and fellow author and screenwriter Peter Viertel in Malibu, California, a long, lively letter discussing his writing progress, a proposed trip, hunting and shooting pigeons, drinking, baseball and a new whore in town, with over 150 words of additional notes written in the margins and on the verso of the second page in blue ink by Hemingway. Twice signed as 'Papa.'. $42,000.

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Two Autograph Letters Signed

"THIS FALL, WINTER AND NOW SPRING… IS THE BEST APPRENTICESHIP I'VE EVER SERVED": TWO SUPERB HEMINGWAY AUTOGRAPH LETTERS TO HIS BIOGRAPHER CHARLES FENTON

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Two Autograph Letters Signed. Kenya, December 5, 1953 (both letters written on the same day, one at "1500" hours, the other at "1700").

Two superb Hemingway autograph letters signed (as "Ernest Hemingway" and "E.H.") to Charles Fenton at Yale University, in which he discusses his safari, the Masai, the Nobel Prize, writing and criticism. Hemingway had taken a copy of Fenton's dissertation, titled "The Literary Apprenticeship of Ernest Hemingway," with him on his safari in Africa; the following year Fenton published this work as a book under the same title. $18,500.

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Unfinished, unsigned autograph draft of a letter

"IT IS VERY BEAUTIFUL TO HAVE A BOOK LIKE THIS LAST ONE COME OUT BECAUSE THEN YOU CAN SEE WHO REALLY LIKES WHAT YOU WRITE AND KNOWS WHAT IT IS ABOUT—AND WHO MERELY ACTED AS THOUGH THEY LIKED IT TO BE IN FASHION"

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Unfinished, unsigned autograph draft of a letter. Piggott, Arkansas, December 25, [1930, 1932, or 1934].

Unfinished, unpublished autograph two-page draft of an unsent and unsigned letter from Hemingway to Fanny Butcher, in which he references the famous lost manuscripts that his first wife Hadley had left in a suitcase stolen after boarding a train to visit him in the early 1920s and discusses writing, criticism and critics: "Now that they have replaced religion with economics as the opium of the people there is an entirely new school of criticism (with new reasons for disliking the same things) but if you can write and will write they can prove you are no good by any system of criticism they invent and it will not hurt your stuff if it is worth anything." $12,500.

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Autograph letter signed

"IF YOU EVER BECOME DISSATISFIED WITH YOUR LIFE WITH BENCHLEY AND THAT WHOLE GIN CRAZED SATURNALIA AND WANT TO LEAD A CLEANER LIFE BRING YOUR SHORTWAVE SET DOWN TO KEY WEST AND WE COULD TRY TO TURN AN HONEST PENNY"

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Autograph letter signed. St. Louis, circa October 1931.

Fine autograph letter signed from Hemingway to Charles MacGregor, secretary to Robert Benchley, one of the members of the famed Algonquin Round Table in the 1920s. $9500.

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Old Man and the Sea

"MAN IS NOT MADE FOR DEFEAT"

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Old Man and the Sea. New York, 1952.

First edition of Hemingway's classic story of Santiago and his epic battle with the marlin and the sharks, winning him the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and contributing to his award of the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature—beautifully bound in full crushed morocco. $3200.

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Lincoln Battalion

"IF YOU EVER GET PROBLEMS WRITING THINK OF POOR OLD PAPA" (HEMINGWAY): LINCOLN BATTALION, ROLFE’S EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

ROLFE, Edwin. Lincoln Battalion. New York, 1939.

First edition of Rolfe's seminal work on American volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, featuring on-the-ground coverage of the front and his emerging lifelong friendship with Hemingway—"this huge, bull-shouldered man with the questioning eyes and the full-hearted interest in everything that Spain was fighting for"—with 16 pages of illustrations including full-page image of Hemingway, and six maps, in original dust jacket. $700.

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