Saturday, November 14, 2009

Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemmingway 1979

Unstated Edition, PresumablyFirst, Unstated Date but appears to be 1979. Published by Franklin Library Copyrighted 1979 Franklin Mint

This beautiful edition of the masterful semi-autobiographical novel of WWI by Hemingway just begs to be read. This book is cloth bound with blind tooled leather spine and is adorned with gold lettering on the spine, gold dentelle on the spine, front, and back cover, and gold gilding on the head, foot, and fore-edges. It also features a silk ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers, and stunning black and white ink wash illustrations by Bernard Fuchs.

The book is inscribed by previous owner, and appears to say "James: Enjoyed Love Mary" The book has definately been read at least once or twice, but is in Very Good condition. The corners are bumped and one corner has worn through the cloth, the edges have some very slight scuffing, but otherwise this book is in wonderful condition.

This book is for sale ($15), but not currently listed on any site (11/2009). We can create a private ebay listing for any interested parties. This book has potential to be included in our personal library and may be taken off market at any time.