Lot 692: Ernest Hemingway

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 11:01:32

Lot 692: Signed book: The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway. Later printing. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. Hardcover, 6 x 8.5, 499 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint, "To M. B. Goldman Jr., with all best wishes (+$5.00) from his friend Ernest Hemingway." Autographic condition: fine, with mild toning and soiling to first free end page and Goldman's ownership inscription to front pastedown. Book condition: VG+/None. Goldman was a founder and the first chairman of The Phoenix Jewish News. He was on a cruise with his wife in the 1950s when she bet him five dollars that a fellow passenger was Ernest Hemingway—Mrs. Goldman won the bet.Please email Erika.Rosenfeld@RRAuction.com for a complete description of the book's condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $1500-2000
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