Item #EH267 Men Without Women. Ernest Hemingway.

Men Without Women

Price: $900.00

Hard Cover. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Good / Dust Jacket Included.

First edition, second printing, in the second issue dust jacket with quotes printed on orange lines on front panel. Publisher's smooth black cloth with gold paper labels stamped in black, top edge stained orange, fore edge untrimmed, yellow endpapers printed with silhouette of a bull in a circle; in its original dust jacket with bull silhouette and three bands across front panel, lettered in black. Very good book, with light foxing to spine ends and text block edges, two light bumps to fore edge of rear board, cracked front hinge, and closed tear to lower part of half-title page at hinge; very good unclipped dust jacket with some toning and dampstaining to spine, some chipping to spine ends and corners, small closed tear to top of rear panel, top of front panel, and a few to bottom of front panel. Overall, a pleasing copy. Hanneman A7a. Men Without Women is Hemingway's second collection of short stories, comprised of ten previously published and 4 unpublished pieces. Specifically, it includes "The Undefeated," "In Another Country," "Hills like White Elephants," "The Killers," "Che ti dice la Patria?," "Fifty Grand," "A Simple Enquiry," "Ten Indians," "A Canary for One," "An Alpine Idyll," "A Pursuit Race," "To-Day is Friday," "Banal Story," and "Now I Lay Me." Men Without Women was influenced by Hemingway's travels throughout Europe in the 1920s, with many stories set in Spain and Italy. In classic Hemingway fashion, this early collection also addresses the themes of World War I, bullfighting, and boxing. Item #EH267