A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway A crucial piece of the Hemingway mythology, this memoir takes you to 1920s expatriate Paris with Hemingway and the rest of the gang, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, and Ford Maddox Ford, among others. Learn where Hemingway smoked, drank, and wrote, and feel some sort of inspiration in that knowledge.
Straw bindings are rare and one in this remarkable state of preservation is of the utmost rarity 1778 Straw Binding - Nouvelles Étrennes Spirituelles, woodcut frontispiece and vignettes, occasional light staining, handsome contemporary straw binding over red morocco, covers with straw mosaics in natural tones, greens, browns and oranges depicting flowers in a vase (upper cover) and a bouquet of flowers tied with a ribbon, a little chipping to straw borders.
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