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Item 640 - Ernest Hemingway Catalog 591 (Sep 2020)

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Signed book: Death in the Afternoon. Later printing. London: Jonathan Cape, 1956. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.75, 358 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint, "To Col. and Mrs. W. C. Burry, best luck always, Ernest Hemingway." The page is also signed by famed Spanish bullfighter Antonio Ordóñez, who is profiled in the book. Autographic condition: fine condition, with a few small stains to the signed page. Book condition: VG/VG, with foxing to fore-edge, edgewear to dust jacket, and a few splits to the jacket's spine ends repaired with old tape. Accompanied by a vintage newspaper clipping of Hemingway with Ordóñez.

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