The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway

1952 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - First Edition, First Issue
‘I am a strange old man’.

‘But are you strong enough now for a truly big fish?’

‘I think so. And there are many tricks’.

A bright first edition, housed in custom blue cloth clamshell box with swordfish design and navy spine label lettered in gilt.
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Price HK$ 25,000

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

1939 - The Viking Press, New York - First Edition
‘They're a-workin' away at our spirits. They're a tryin' to make us cringe an' crawl like a whipped bitch. They tryin' to break us. Why, Jesus Christ, Ma, they comes a time when the on'y way a fella can keep his decency is by takin' a sock at a cop. They're workin' on our decency.’

A sharp bright and unrestored first edition of Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the Great Depression.

‘You got to have patience. Why, Tom, us people will go on livin' when all them people is gone. Why, Tom, we're the people that live. They ain't gonna wipe us out. Why, we're the people, we go on. 
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Price HK$ 85,000