Book #123879

Islands in the Stream - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ernest Hemingway

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970.

Price: $280.00

A Nearly Fine first Printing of the First Edition that bears some minor shelfwear particularly to the edges of the boards, housed in a Fine dust-jacket.

A novel in three parts tracing the life of Thomas Hudson: "Bimini" is the story of a young Hudson entertaining his three sons at his island retreat -- and his loneliness when they leave. "Cuba" is Hudson's clandestine war efforts, the death of his son as a pilot and his chance encounter with his first wife, the love of his life. "At Sea" is an older Hudson commanding a pursuit of German U-boat survivors, the survivors die and Hudson is wounded. Hemingway's last novel, posthumously published by Mary Hemingway. In the dedication, she states that "the book is all Ernest's. We have added nothing to it. "; 8vo; [i-x, 1-2] 3-466 [467-470] pages.