The Old Man and The Sea. First Illustrated Edition (1953)
Book ID: 64808
The Old Man and The Sea. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard. London: Reprint Society, 1953. [Johnathan Cape] First Illustrated Edition. Pp, 117. Blue cloth boards lettered in silver in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. Jacket chipped along top edge, contents in good condition.
Precedes the first Illustrated American Edition, the drawings are by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard. Unusually the publisher’s included both artists as they found their different interpretations & styles so excellent and apt for the story.
Hemingway’s last major work of fiction that was published during his lifetime. “A masterly example of literary art, simple and magnificent.”