First edition A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway


First edition

Published by Jonathan Cape, London 1929

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The publication of A Farewell to Arms cemented Hemingway’ standing as a writer and it received critical acclaim. The novel is based on Hemingway’s experiences during the first world war. The book has been adapted to film and television. This publication is first edition, second state with “serious” spelt correctly on page 66.

Original pink cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Faded spine. The edition is lightly cocked. The contents are lightly browned. Several of the pages have folds on the edges. The unclipped dust jacket is dulled with wear to the spine and edges. A 1-2cm piece missing on the top of the spine. 8vo 349 printed pages.