The Fifth Column by Ernest Hemingway – first edition


First UK edition

Published by Jonathan Cape, London 1939

The Fifth Column and the First Forty Nine Stories by Ernest Hemingway

Set in the Spanish civil war The Fifth Column is Hemingway’s only full-length play. The volume contains an anthology¬†of forty nine short stories. This copy is in very good condition with dust jacket. The book includes stories such as, In Our Time, and his first work, Up In Michigan.

Original buff coloured boards with black lettering on the cover and spine. The contents are clean and the bindings are firm. The dust jacket is price clipped. The corners and edges are chipped. A little browned on the wrapper. 2″ inch tear on top edge. 8vo 590 printed pages.