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HEMINGWAY, Ernest.

Rare books by Ernest Hemingway, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of The Sun Also Rises, and, A Farewell to Arms.

Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) was an American novelist and war correspondent famous for the stark realism of his work. Raised in Illinois, he served as an ambulance driver on the Italian front during the First World War and then became a foreign correspondent in Paris. There he joined the “Lost Generation” of artists and writers and in 1923 published his first book, Three Stories and Ten Poems.

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  1. Collection of 39 books from his personal library, retrieved by his friends and agents, the Bruce family.
    The collection includes 39 books from Ernest Hemingway's personal library, including nine books signed by Hemingway, and 18 books inscribed to Hemingway from family and fellow authors and editors. Many are from childhood and young adolescence, yet some track across Hemingway's travels in Spain, Paris, and back to the United... Learn More
    £50,000

    Stock Code: 107595

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  2. Le Cercle enchanté: scènes de la vie du boxeur.
    "First edition, first printing, one of 925 numbered copies (of a total edition of 976). With the signed presentation inscription to the half-title, ""To Ernest Hemingway from Harold Stearns. Any guy who can write 'My Old Man' deserves thisand plenty of it. Paris, September, 1924"". Stearns had been associate editor of The... Learn More
    £2,200

    Stock Code: 36055

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  3. [The major novels and short stories.]
    First editions, first printings, with the exception of Three Stories & Ten Poems, which was first published in 1923 in a print run of 300 copies only; the copy here is the facsimile edition published in 1977 with the permission of the Hemingway estate. A Moveable Feast, Islands in The Stream, and Garden of Eden were published... Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 72318

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  4. In Our Time.
    First American edition, first printing. The New York version of In Our Time is a radically different book from the much shorter Paris version published the year before, which consisted of just 32 pages and contained only the vignettes later used as interchapters in the New York version. Hemingway's American debut contains... Learn More
    £2,225

    Stock Code: 43475

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  5. The Sun Also Rises.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 75344

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  6. In Our Time. Stories.
    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the previous year. Learn More
    £2,200

    Stock Code: 62962

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  7. The Torrents of Spring.
    First edition, first printing Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 41545

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  8. Men Without Women.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 33746

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  9. Men Without Women.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 40090

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  10. A Farewell to Arms.
    First UK edition, first impression, first issue with serious spelled incorrectly on page 66. First published in the US earlier the same year. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 96873

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  11. A Farewell to Arms.
    First edition, first printing, first issue and in the first state dust jacket with the reading "Katharine Barclay" in the blurb on the front flap. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 41390

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  12. A Farewell to Arms.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 42983

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  13. In Our Time.
    Second US edition (revised) of Hemingway's first collection of stories, originally published in Paris in 1924, substantially revised for the Boni & Liveright edition of 1925, and republished here with further revisions and new introductions by both Edmund Wilson and the author, the latter later included as a short story... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 86450

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  14. In Our Time.
    Second US edition (revised) of Hemingway's first collection of stories, originally published in Paris in 1924, substantially revised for the Boni & Liveright edition of 1925, and republished here with further revisions and new introductions by both Edmund Wilson and the author, the latter later included as a short story... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 48712

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  15. Winner Take Nothing.
    First edition, first printing, first issue jacket (quoting Laurence Stallings's review of "Death in the Afternoon" on rear panel). An exceptionally nice copy in a superb, unclipped and entirely unrestored jacket. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 95523

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  16. Winner Take Nothing.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 35978

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  17. God Rest You Merry Gentlemen.
    First and limited edition, number 63 of 300 copies. Harold Bloom comments that "the Hemingway story that wounds me most is... Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 110942

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  18. Winner Take Nothing.
    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the previous year. Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 60852

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