A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway 1929 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - First Edition, First Issue, in First Issue dust jacket Hemingway’s classic novel, based loosely on his experiences in World War I as an ambulance driver and his relationship with Agnes von Kurowsky, portrayed as the tragic romance between Frederic Henry and Catherine Barclay. This novel together with The Sun Also Rises cemented Hemingway’s reputation. In the wonderfully art-deco dust jacket designed by Cleon.

A near fine example of the first edition, first issue, with Scribner's device on copyright page and without the legal disclaimer present on page x (which was added only to the second issue), in bright first issue dust jacket with ‘
Katharine Barclay’ rather than ‘Catherine Barkley’ on the front inner flap.
  Reference: Hanneman A8A.

Octavo (book size 19.4x13.8cm), pp. [10] 355 [3]. In publisher’s black cloth with black and gold stamped labels to the front board and spine, top and bottom edges trimmed, foredge untrimmed. Dust jacket priced $2.50 to upper corner of front flap.
  Condition: A near fine copy, some rubbing and minor indentation to boards, light foxing to foredge, in very good dust jacket, nice and bright to both panels and to spine which is usually faded, minor rubbing to edges, three small closed tears to top edge of front panel, 5mm stain to lower edge of rear panel which is dust-soiled, 3mm chp to upper corner of front flap.   Ref: 109946   Price: HK$ 48,000