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. Pale blue cloth boards, illustration stamped to upper cover, title to spine, in full colour pictorial dust jacket. Some minor edge wear to jacket (not price-clipped), contents bright & clean.
Precedes the First U.S. Illustrated 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."