Hemingway Signed Book "To Have and Have Not"
Item Number: 14415
American author. Signed book: To Have and Have Not. Later printing. NY: Schribner's, 1953. Hardcover, 8-3/8"" x 6-3/4" inches, 262 pages. Signed and inscribed on interior title page, “To Ben Strauss best luck always, Ernest Hemingway.” To Have and Have Not is Hemingway's story of fishing boat captain Harry Morgan, a good man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Florida by forces beyong his control. Both a romance and an adventure story, To Have and Have Not was later adapted into a film starring Humphrey Bogart. No dustjacket. Owner's bookplate on front free end paper. Exterior cloth has faded, especially on spine, and has a few bumps. Interior is in very good condition with a nice bold inscription and signature.