Lot 158HEMINGWAY, ERNEST
A Farewell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition, number 71 of 510 copies signed by Hemingway. Publisher's vellum-backed boards, in the original slipcase, the whole housed in a chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. 9 x 6 inches (23 x 15.5 cm);  ff., 355 pp. The slipcase with some minimal rubbing and wear, but generally a fine example; the vellum spine with very light soiling, the spine label (which is vulnerable to damage) without wear, small crease to vellum at the foot of the spine, boards with very minor toning from the slipcase as usual.
A Farewell to Arms is Hemingway's only signed limited edition. Hanneman A8b.
C The Library of Duncan Cranford
Sold for $10,313
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