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The Old Man and the Sea (Discounted!) by Earnest Hemingway - Hardcover - 1st Ed. / 2nd Printing - 1952 - from Town Books of San Anselmo (SKU: 63)

The Old Man and the Sea (Discounted!)

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The Old Man and the Sea (Discounted!)

by Earnest Hemingway

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  • hardcover
Very Good+/Very Good-
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San Anselmo, California
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This is a 2nd printing books of the First Edition in a first edition dust jacket. Dust Jacket is mildly stained and has small chips and bumps too edges and a small piece is missing at the spine head. There is a 1 1/2 inch closed tear on the reverse. There is a small brown stain on the bottom of the front boards, and corners are slightly bumped, but otherwise the binding is in very good condition. The hinge is tight and the pages are bright and clean. There are no internal markings or plates inside the book. See photos for all the necessary copyright points and dust jacket evaluation. Dust jacket has a blue tinted photo of the author with the photographer's name and is not price clipped. Priced to sell !!!

All proceeds benefit The Friends of the San Anselmo Library.


The Old Man and the Sea is a novella by Ernest Hemingway, written in Cuba in 1951 and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.


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Town Books of San Anselmo US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
The Old Man and the Sea (Discounted!)
Earnest Hemingway
Light blue cloth boards with embossed author name on front cover and silver titles on spine.
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Very Good-
Quantity available
1st Ed. / 2nd Printing
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
5 3/8 X 8 3/8
Pulitzer Prize winners, Cuba, fisherman, Marlin Fishing,
5 3/8 X 8 3/8

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Town Books of San Anselmo

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San Anselmo, California
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About Town Books of San Anselmo

Town Books is run by volunteers for the benefit of the San Anselmo Library, San Anselmo, CA. All titles are donated and go through a thorough accession process to ensure that the books are clean and in a good reading state. Selected titles of rare and vintage books are reserved for our online sales with


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The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
First Edition
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price clipped
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Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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