First edition of A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway, in near fine dust jacket.
Octavo, [x], 355pp. Black cloth, gold paper label on cover and spine. Scribner’s seal on copyright page, with no legal disclaimer on page [x]. Previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper in black pen. Short ink stain to outer edge of text block affecting first 10 pages, but limited to leaf ends. Faint wear to cloth at bottom edge of front cover. Exceptionally clean text. Housed in custom black clamshell case. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $2.50 on front flap, misspelling of “Katharine Barclay” on front flap blurb, residual stain to bottom edge of spine, exceptionally bright colors. (Hanneman 8a) A beautiful example.