The Old Man and The Sea. First Illustrated Edition (1953)
Book ID: 63667
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. A fine bright copy.
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.”