Lot 83 of 263:
Hemingway American Literature Modern Fiction  

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$1,000 - $1,500

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, First Issue Book; later issue jacket. One of the most important books in twentieth century literature, and certainly the best American novel to emerge from World War I. First issue without the disclaimer notice on p. [x]. Publisher's symbol device on copyright page. Early state jacket, without either Katharine or Catharine Barclay mentioned on the front flap, instead there are review quotes from three different New York newspapers. Hanneman A8.A.

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Condition:
Tiny chips to jacket edges, a few tears with tape repairs to verso, light dampstains along top margin, short creases, small "discard" rubberstamped on rear panel, soiling; volume leaning, shelf wear, faint discoloration to cloth edges, spine label a bit worn; hinges tender, scattered dark spots to pages, owner's signature dated 1930; else good or better, jacket about very good.


 
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180767
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