29 June 2005
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.
8o. Original tan cloth, spine stamped in red and lettered in black; pictorial dust jacket (some dampstaining, a few repairs along edges); quarter morocco folding case. Provenance: Charles J. Rosenbloom (bookplate and presentation inscription).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Hemingway on the front endpaper: "For Charles J. Rosenbloom with all good wishes Ernest Hemingway." This copy is in the first state dust jacket with the photographer unnamed. Hanneman A18a.
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