University of South Carolina Library Acquires Rare Hemingway Selections
An amateur collector is donating more than 1,200 rare published works by Ernest Hemingway to the University of South Carolina, officials announced Tuesday.
Mississippi native Edgar Grissom unveiled his donation Tuesday at the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library on the Columbia campus of the university.
The collection includes many special items, such as a first edition of “The Sun Also Rises,” the first and second editions of “Three Stories and Ten Poems,” and three early printings of “The Torrents of Spring.” It also includes the first and second printings of the America edition, British edition and other scarce early editions of “In Our Time.”
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