FAREWELL TO ARMS
Price: 5,500.00 USD
(New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929), FIRST EDITION IN THE SCARCE DUSTJACKET. Hemingway's moving and tragic tale of an American service man and the British nurse he falls in love with during the horrors of the first World War. Hemingway's characters in this, his second novel, reflect the honesty and resonance that is so distinctive to his prose. First Edition. First 1st edition, 1st state with Scribner's seal on copyright page and no disclaimer. First issue, dust jacket, with the name of the heroine, Catherine Barkley, misspelled "Katharine Barclay" as called for. 8vo, publisher's original black cloth with the printed gold labels on the spine and upper cover, in first issue dustjacket. [i]-[x]+-355. An essentially fine copy in a dustjacket with light mellowing and edgewear or evidence of shelving.