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    Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.

    First edition. Octavo. 355 pages.

    Publisher's smooth black cloth with gold paper labels. Spine has a slight lean with some rubbing to spine ends and corners. Endpapers and pastedowns are lightly toned. Dampstaining to the fore-edge that bleeds into the pages as much as a half-inch at points. Price-clipped jacket is heavily edge worn and chipped with darkening along the spine. Dust jacket is the first issue ("Barkley" is misspelled as "Barclay" on front flap). The upper portion of spine is missing the top inch or so. The rear jacket fold is dampstained along a five-inch section. Housed in a custom clamshell box. A good copy of one of Hemingway's most important titles.

    Hanneman. Ernest Hemingway: A Comprehensive Bibliography.


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