5 December 2006
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.
8o. (Some slight marginal browning.) Original beige cloth (a few red scuffs on front cover, endpapers discolored); dust jacket (some chipping at ends of spine and corners).
FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY HEMINGWAY on the half-title: "With best regards. Very sincerely Ernest Hemingway 1943." WITH AN ADDITIONAL PROVACATIVE INSCRIPTION BY HEMINGWAY on the verso of the dust jacket: "Call me!! Ernest." In the first issue jacket, with the photographer unnamed. Hanneman A18a.
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