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    Sale 2462 | Lot 168
    Price Realized: $4,160With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2462 Lot 168

      HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. A Farewell to Arms. 8vo, publisher's black cloth with gold paper labels, spine faded slightly; endpaper gutters toned, inscription somewhat under-inked; preserved in custom cloth chemise and 1/4 morocco slipcase. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1929)

      Estimate $3,500 - 5,000

      first edition, later printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author: "To Eleanor and Vive la France / Ernest Hemingway / Glamour House / 1939." Glamour House was the name that Hemingway gave the suite at Sun Valley Lodge, where he stayed with his then-girlfriend Martha Gellhorn in the fall of 1939. Includes an unsigned laid-in note maintaining that the recipient of the present copy was Eleanor Young, daughter of railroad man Robert Ralph Young and niece of the painter Georgia O'Keeffe.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $4,160