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Winner Take Nothing - Ernest Hemingway

1933 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - First Edition
One of Hemingway’s best collection of short stories, fourteen in total including: After the Storm; A Clean, Well-Lighted Place; The Light of the World; God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen and Fathers and Sons. Six of these short stories appear here for the first time. 
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Green Hills of Africa - Ernest Hemingway

1935 - Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York - First Edition, First State dust jacket
There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things, and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and the only heritage he has to leave

A very good example of what is a notoriously difficult first edition to find in prime condition.

‘In the winter of 1933, Ernest Hemingway and his wife Pauline set out on a two-month safari in the big-game country of East Africa, camping out on the great Serengeti Plain at the foot of magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro. "
I had quite a trip," the author told his friend Philip Percival, with characteristic understatement.’ - from a later edition. 
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The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories - Ernest Hemingway

1938 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - First Edition
First edition of this work which collected all of the short stories Ernest Hemingway had published up to 1938 and his only full-length play, The Fifth Column. Besides reprinting the stories from Three Stories and Ten Poems, In Our Time, Men Without Women, and Winner Take Nothing, the collection also offers Hemingway's four most recent stories, “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”, “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”, “The Capital of the World”, and “Old Man at the Bridge”. The first two of these stories are among Hemingway's most popular short works and are frequently anthologised. 
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Islands in the Stream - Ernest Hemingway

1970 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - First Edition
A fine first edition of the first of Hemingway’s fictional works to be published posthumously.

Islands in the Stream follows the fortunes of Thomas Hudson from his experiences as a painter on the Gulf Stream island of Bimini, where his loneliness is broken by the vacation visit of his three young sons, to his antisubmarine activities off the coast of Cuba during World War II. The greater part of the story takes place in a Havana bar. 
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Across the River and into the Trees - Ernest Hemingway

1950 - Jonathan Cape, London - First Edition
In the fall of 1948, Ernest Hemingway made his first extended visit to Italy in thirty years. His re-acquaintance with Venice, a city he loved, provided the inspiration for Across the River and into the Trees, the story of Richard Cantwell, a war-ravaged American colonel stationed in Italy at the close of the Second World War, and his love for a young Italian countess. [Scribner’s]

Hemingway's last full-length novel published in his lifetime.

In the distinctive dust jacket designed by Hans Tisdall. The first English edition was published on September 4, 1950, preceding the American edition by three days.
 
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