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    Ernest Hemingway. Across the River and into the Trees. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First American edition with first issue dust jacket. Black cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Dust jacket with spine lettered in yellow and $3.00 price. Very good.

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    Octavo. 308 pages.

    Some rubbing and discoloration to binding. Spine lettering is rubbing off. Some darkening to the endpapers. Fore-edge towards the foot is darkened. Jacket is rubbed, slightly discolored and the spine is darkened. Tiny closed tears to the edges including one half inch tear to the front and some chipping to the spine ends. A very good copy of Hemingway's novel immersed in symbolism. 

    Originally serialized in Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1950 from February to June, it was then published by Scribner's in September of that same year.

    First American edition points: Scribner's "A" on the copyright page.

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