The Fifth Column and the First 49 Short Stories.

Hemingway, Ernest.

$805.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape. London. 1939 (1st UK Edition)
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1939

This first UK edition of “The Fifth Column and the First 49 Short Stories” by Ernest Hemingway, published by Jonathan Cape in 1939, is a prized collectible. Bound in oatmeal-colored cloth with titles on the front and fore-edge, the book includes the rare UK dust jacket, now protected by a clear archival cover. Despite slight crumpling on the spine and light foxing on the endpapers and edges, the book remains in very good condition.

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Description

Description:

This first UK edition of “The Fifth Column and the First 49 Short Stories” by Ernest Hemingway, published by Jonathan Cape in 1939, is a prized collectible. Bound in oatmeal-colored cloth with titles on the front and fore-edge, the book includes the rare UK dust jacket, now protected by a clear archival cover. Despite slight crumpling on the spine and light foxing on the endpapers and edges, the book remains in very good condition.

Content:

Hemingway’s only full-length play, “The Fifth Column,” centres on a Fascist organization operating within Loyalist lines during the Spanish Civil War. This edition also includes a collection of Hemingway’s celebrated short stories, such as “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” showcasing his prowess as a modern short story writer.

Key Details:

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Publication Date: 1939

Edition: First UK Edition

Binding: Oatmeal-colored cloth with original dust jacket

Condition: Very good, with slight crumpling on spine and light foxing on endpapers and edges

Special Features: Protected by clear archival cover, rare in Australia

Item Description:

This edition of “The Fifth Column and the First 49 Short Stories” is a valuable piece for collectors, combining Hemingway’s notable play with his early short stories. Its historical context and literary significance, alongside its good condition, make it a standout addition to any collection.