"THE WORLD IS A FINE PLACE AND WORTH THE FIGHTING FOR"
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Octavo, original beige cloth, original dust jacket. $2250.
First edition of this classic Hemingway novel, in first-issue dust jacket.
"This is the best book Ernest Hemingway has written, the fullest, the deepest, the truest. It will, I think, be one of the major novels of American literature… Hemingway has struck universal chords, and he has struck them vibrantly" (J. Donald Adams). First issue, with Scribner's "A" on copyright page, in first-issue dust jacket without photographer's name. Hanneman A18a. Grissom A.17.1.a.
A bit of the usual light offsetting to endpapers, cloth fine; original dust jacket with expert restoration. A lovely copy.