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Lot 0824
(1899-1961). Classic novelist and short-story writer whose writings and personal life exerted a profound influence on American writers of his time. He was recipient of both the Nobel Prize for Literature and Pulitzer Prize for his Old Man and The Sea (1952). His book, A Farewell To Arms, 320pp, 4¾"x6¼", Bernhard, Tauchnitz, Leipzig, [ca. 1937]. Copyright Edition. No dust jacket. A later printing of the first Tauchnitz rebound in blue cloth. Title page stamped "Anglo-American Lending Library / Alcala Zamora, 10, Bajo." Hanneman 8 A. Inscribed on imprinted page "To Ed Kennedy with very best wishes...."Hemingway adds beneath signature "Valencia 1937." Darkly penned in black ink. Good/VG with strong signature. The author was in Spain at the time covering the Spanish Civil War. Blue cloth boards evidence some moderate sunning to spine with light fading and scuffing to covers; scattered light internal foxing; else Good/VG. Housed in very nice blue hubbed double slipcase with gilt lettering to spine.

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Estimate $3,500 - $4,500Sep 5, 2010