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    First Edition, Inscribed by Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition, first printing with "A" on copyright page, and in the first state jacket with no photographer's credit on the rear panel. Signed and inscribed by Hemingway on the front free endpaper, "To Alfred Kaiser / with sincere good wishes / always / Ernest Hemingway". Octavo. 471 pages. Publisher's full oatmeal cloth, front cover stamped in black, spine stamped in red and black. Mild shelfwear to binding with some toning and a few faint spots of foxing. Offsetting and toning to endpapers. Lightly tattered dust jacket shows small chips and tears to extremities and some moderate sunning along the spine. A very good copy. Included with this lot is the addressed portion of the original shipping packaging label with Hemingway's Cuba address in an unattributed hand and Cuban postal stamps and cancellation.

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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