The Old Man and the Sea
"Time may show it to be the best single piece of any of us, I mean his and my contemporaries." - William Faulkner
FIRST EDITION of Hemingway's Pulitzer-Prize winning classic.
Hemingway was awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature on the strength of The Old Man and the Sea, being cited "for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style".
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Early owner signature on front free endpaper. Book very good, with spots to cloth (as often); dust jacket with a little toning to spine and edges and a hint of edgewear. A very nice copy.