Lot 82 of 263:
Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms book dj  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,680
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$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
A Farewell to Arms

Author:
Hemingway, Ernest

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Scribner's

Date:
1929

Description:
Black cloth, gilt paper cover and spine labels, pictorial jacket illustrated by Cleon. First Edition, Second Issue Book but first issue jacket. One of the most important books in twentieth century literature, and certainly the best American novel to emerge from World War I. Second issue with the disclaimer notice on p. [x], which was added per Hemingway's request. Has publisher's symbol device on copyright page. First state jacket, with Katharine Barclay mentioned on the front flap. Hanneman A8.A. Provenance: Frances L. Whiting’s copy with her ownership signature on the front pastedown. Whiting was the first wife of Paul Schubert, who later remarried Ann Cuthrell Schubert (the daughter of noted author Faith Baldwin). Whiting was also the Managing editor for Cosmopolitan Magazine in the 1930’s and helped young authors, of which her name is often mentioned on dedication pages of their books.

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Condition:
Jacket spine a bit sunned, tiny tears and creases to edges, light rubbing, a few small stains; volume slightly leaning; tan stains to bottom edges of endpapers; book exterior clean and nice, still near fine, jacket very good or better.


 
Item number:
180624
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