First Edition of Ernest Hemingway's The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories

  • The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, Including: The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, The Capital of the World, Old Man at the Bridge and Up in Michigan
  • The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, Including: The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, The Capital of the World, Old Man at the Bridge and Up in Michigan

The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, Including: The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, The Capital of the World, Old Man at the Bridge and Up in Michigan

$1,250.00

Item Number: 86234

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1938.

First edition of this collection of stories by Hemingway, which contains his only full-length play. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the spine of the crown. Jacket design by Neely.

The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories contains Hemingway's only full-length play, The Fifth Column, and 49 short stories. Many of the stories included in the collection appear in other collections, including In Our Time, Men Without Women, Winner Take Nothing and The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Some of the collection's important stories are rather short. It also includes some longer stories, among them "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" and "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber"

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