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Two (2) 1st Edition Ernest Hemingway Books, inc. The Old Man & The Sea. 1st item: First edition copy of "The Old Man and the Sea", published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1952. Light blue cloth cover, spine lettered in silver. Original dust jacket with $3.00 price intact, and photo of Hemingway on the back. Non-authorial presentation inscription on first page. 8 vo. 2nd item: First edition copy of "Across the River and Into the Trees", published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1950. Black cloth cover, spine lettered in gilt, gilt author's signature on the front cover. Retains the original dust jacket with photo of Hemingway on the back. 8 vo. Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Unpriceclipped jacket ($3.00 price) with edge wear, a little dampstaining to jacket spine, a couple of small additions of scotch tape and slight browning to top inside flap, minor creasing to front flap top corner. Minor fading to top of book cover. Light interior toning. 2nd item: Jacket shows extensive wear with chips(slight losses) and closed tears. Drink ring to front board and slight bump to front board edge.