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    Inscribed by Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.

    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Hemingway on the front free endpaper: "For Rosa Marie / with much love from / her friend Ernesto." With the bookplate from the dedicatee's husband on the front pastedown, as well as an address sticker. Laid in is a sheet of stationery from the Winged Foot Golf Club with the dedicatee's name, Rose Marie Hickey, written on it in pencil in unknown hand. Octavo. [x], 471, [1, blank] pages.

    Publisher's full oatmeal cloth, front cover stamped in black, spine stamped in red and black, first issue dust jacket. Supplied jacket has been restored to top edge and joints, cloth book darkened and rubbed at spine, some sunning to covers. Overall, near fine.

    Hanneman A18a.


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