A Signed First Edition of'Islands in the Stream' by Ernest Hemingway in Very Good condition in a Very Good condition dust jacket published by Collins in 1970. An association copy of the true first edition with an important inscription from Mary Heminway.
First EditionBook edition identified by: 1 publisher's imprint information states'First published 1970' and 2 no later editions or printings stated in the publisher's imprint information. Very Good/Very Good: A very tidy example which is SIGNED and INSCRIBED by May Hemingway, in a tidy dust jacket. All notable faults: Book has minor browning on the edges of the pages and stamp on the half title page.Dust jacket has minor creasing on the edges. Hardback, Octavo (20-25 cm high).  and 10 to 398 printed pages in publisher's original blue cloth with gilt'Islands in the Stream','Ernest Hemingway' and'Collins' on the spine, in dust jacket. Collins, London, 1970: William Collins and Sons Limited(Founded in 1819) A Glasgow-based publisher published a range of bibles, atlases and dictionaries, but equally well known for high profile fiction authors such as H. Lewis and non-fiction series such as the New Naturalists Series. Collins merged with Harper and Row to form HarperCollins, of which it is now an imprint. [McBride page 33 Zempel and Verkler page 99]. The item "Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway, Signed First Edition with Dust Jacket" is in sale since Friday, July 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "kirkland_books" and is located in Kendal. This item can be shipped worldwide.