The Reprint Society. London. (1952) 1953 illustrated edition. 8vo (152 x 221mm). Pp117. B/w illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard, pictorial end-papers. Blue-green cloth, spine titled in silver-gilt on red printed label, silver-gilt marlin motif to upper board. The first illustrated edition. Very good copy in slightly used dust-wrapper.
Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize-winning short novel about the epic battle between an old Cuban fisherman and a fifteen-hundred pound marlin. Grissom "A.24.3.a1 Second English edition, first printing, first issue (1953)."
Author Ernest Hemingway
Publisher The Reprint Society
Illustrator C F Tunicliffe
Condition Very Good