London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. First English Edition. Cloth. 8vo (5 1/2" x 7 3/4"), original publisher's blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, 256 pages +  Ads for Cape novels. Good + / None. Item #5540
Ernest Hemingway (1899 – 1961) was a prominent American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. His economical style, life of adventure, and public image influenced his and later generations. Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections, and two non-fiction works. Many are classics of American literature.
TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT is the dramatic story of a boat owner who is compelled to run contraband between Cuba and Key West in order to keep financially afloat.
GOOD CONDITION. Contents are tight and clean with light age-toning. Slight cocking to spine; moderate wear, a bit of soil, and slight fading to cloth. Very faint traces of previous owner's pencil signature on front free endpaper. Grissom, Ernest Hemingway: A Descriptive Bibliography, A.14.2.a -- binding A.