The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
First UK edition, first printing of Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize winning novella. In the stunning original dust jacket designed by Hans Tisdall.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1952. Original blue boards, lettered and detailed in red; pp. 127. A near fine copy in an about near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Binding firm, minimal wear to boards with minor sunning to extremities. Foxing to text block edges and preliminaries. Jacket remains bright and vivid showing minor shelfwear. A very presentable copy, protected in archival mylar.