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A Farewell To Arms  - 1st Edition/1st Printing by  Ernest Hemingway - First Edition; First Printing - 1929 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 14917)

A Farewell To Arms - 1st Edition/1st Printing

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A Farewell To Arms - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hemingway, Ernest

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  • Hardcover
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A beautiful first edition in Fine condition with slightly toned endpapers and paste-downs. One of 31,050 books of the first printing (page x is blank and does not contain the legal disclaimer that did not arrive in time) in smooth black cloth with bright gold paper labels. Very nearly Fine first state dust-jacket with misspelled Katharine versus Catherine, slightly rubbed and chipped, mainly along spine. Hanneman A8. In custom made, clamshell case with sculpted Farewell To Arms design; At the age of 18, Ernest Hemingway was eager to serve in the Great War, however, poor vision made him join the ambulance corps instead and was sent to France. Transferred to Italy, he became the first American wounded in that country during World War I. Hemingway came out of the European battlefields with a medal for valor and a wealth of experience that he would, 10 years later, turn into gold with A Farewell to Arms; 8vo .

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
14917
Title
A Farewell To Arms - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Author
Hemingway, Ernest
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1929
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Drama Romance, Movie Movies, Nobel Laureate Laureates
Bookseller catalogs
Legendary Authors / Hemingway, Ernest; By Year Of Issue / 1920s; Legendary Books; ABAA-VBF;

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