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    Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition, later printing, later issue dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper recto, "To Bearer, / hoping it is Margot / with much admiration / from Bumby's Father. / This inscription commenced / before knowing it was / for Margot. / Ernest Hemingway." Octavo. 355 pages. Publisher's black cloth stamped in gilt; later issue illustrated dust jacket. Corners rubbed, head and foot of spine just pushed, somewhat rubbed. Cream endpapers; offsetting, a few scattered ink stains from Hemingway's inscription. Internally clean and tight, top and tail edges trimmed, fore-edge rough trimmed; text block lightly toned along margins and edges. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.50); minor edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine and corners with some losses, spine sunned, small dampstain to the front panel touching the "A" in the author's surname, small closed tear to the bottom edge of the back panel. Near fine book with very good dust jacket.

    Hanneman A8a.


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    December, 2021
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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