Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). Charles Scribner's Sons (1986), First Edition, Stated,Fourth Printing July,1986 Book of The Month Club Main Selection. Grey paper over boards, tan cloth at spine, black lettering. Scribner (1986), First Edition ,July,1986 Book and DJ Near Fine A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in 1961 Hemingway worked on the manuscript for the next 15 years, during which time he also wrote The Old Man and the Sea,The Dangerous Summer, A Moveable Feast, and Islands in the Stream. The novel is fundamentally the story of five months in the lives of David Bourne, an American writer, and his wife, Catherine It is set mainly in the French Riviera, specifically in the Cote d'Azur, and in Spain The story begins with their honeymoon in the Camargue The Bournes soon meet a young woman named Marita, with whom they both fall in love, but only one can ultimately have her David starts an affair with Marita, while his relationship with his wife deteriorates The story continues until the apparent separation of David and Catherine. Very Good ++ / Very Good. Item #biblio564
Charles Scribner's Sons (1986), First Edition, Stated,Fourth Printing July,1986' Very Good++ Clean and bright, DJ Very Good, some yellowing at back cover and top of flats. Not clipped $18.95.