Hard Cover. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition. Near Fine.
First edition, first printing. Bound in the publisher's black cloth, gilt labels with black lettering to the front board and spine, red top stain; in the original black dust jacket, lettered in white. Near fine book, with bright gold labels, ink spot to edge of spine label, spine a touch faded, front label with a small chip to upper corner and very slight rubbing to the corners, else fine. Overall, a very bright and clean copy. Hanneman 12a. Winner Take Nothing is Hemingway's third collection of short stories, published a year after his non-fiction work Death in the Afternoon. Specifically, it includes "After the Storm," "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," "The Light of the World," "God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen," "The Sea Change," "The Way You'll Never Be," "The Mother of a Queen," "One Reader Writes," "Homage to Switzerland," "A Day's Wait," "A Natural History of the Dead," "Wine of Wyoming," "The Gambler, The Nun, and the Radio," and "Fathers and Sons." The 1977 re-issue of Winner Take Nothing includes three additional short stories that do not appear in this first edition. Item #EH289