Winner Take Nothing. Ernest HEMINGWAY.

Winner Take Nothing.

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.[10]; 244; [2]. With the original black cloth upper cover and spine bound in at rear. Top edge pink; fore-edge untrimmed. Recent black full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine, and a gilt signature stamped to upper board. Marbled endpapers. Lightly browned, as expected, with a little spotting to top edge. Very good. Ernest Hemingway made his literary start as a short-story writer and he always excelled in that medium. This volume reveals him at his best - the characters and backgrounds are widely varied: "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is about an old Spanish Beggar; "Homage to Switzerland" concerns various conversations at a Swiss railway-station restaurant; and "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio" is set in the accident ward of a hospital in Western United States. Item #53173

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