HEMINGWAY, ERNEST, CONTRIBUTOR. Ken Magazine. Chicago: Ken, Inc., April-Dec 1938.
Lot 1041
HEMINGWAY, ERNEST, CONTRIBUTOR.
Ken Magazine. Chicago: Ken, Inc., April-Dec 1938.
US$ 800 - 1,200
£ 580 - 870

Voices of the 20th Century

6 Dec 2017, 13:00 EST

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Lot Details
HEMINGWAY, ERNEST, CONTRIBUTOR.
Ken Magazine. Chicago: Ken, Inc., April-Dec 1938.
20 issues bound in 2 volumes. Folio. Black cloth. Spine labeled "G.W. Smith." Folio. Black cloth.
Provenance: G.W. Smith, spine label.

Early issues of the magazine whose managing editor was Arnold Gingrich, a longtime friend of Ernest Hemingway's from Esquire magazine. The first fourteen issues feature articles by Ernest Hemingway on the Spanish Civil War, such as his two-page anti-Mussolini article "The Time Now, The Place Spain" in vol 1, no 1 (April 7, 1938). A longstanding outspoken opponent of Mussolini, Hemingway had attacked Il Duce in-print since 1923. The article notes: "Although contracted and announced as an editor [Hemingway] has taken no part in the editing of the magazine nor in the formation of its policies."
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