The War is just over. In Venice, a city elaborately and affectionately described, the American Colonel, Richard Cantrell, falls passionately in love with Renata, a young Italian countess who has 'a profile that could break your or anyone else's heart'. Cantrell is embittered, war-scarred and old enough to be Renata's father, but he is overwhelmed by the selflessness and freshness of the love she is offering. But this is no fairy tale. The fighting may be ended, but the wounds of war have not yet healed. And for some, the ...
The War is just over. In Venice, a city elaborately and affectionately described, the American Colonel, Richard Cantrell, falls passionately in love with Renata, a young Italian countess who has 'a profile that could break your or anyone else's heart'. Cantrell is embittered, war-scarred and old enough to be Renata's father, but he is overwhelmed by the selflessness and freshness of the love she is offering. But this is no fairy tale. The fighting may be ended, but the wounds of war have not yet healed. And for some, the longed-for peace has come too late. A lesser known classic by one of the great American writers of the twentieth century, Across the River And Into The Trees is still vintage Hemingway.
Very good. No dust jacket. spine shows wear, Book has bright colors and silver is bright, tight. 256 p. Audience: General/trade. Was purchased from the English Bookstore in Connaught Circus, New Delhi, India. (small stamp). No jacket. This book is clean, bright, has faded green cloth on the spine. The red and silver bright. Pictures sent if desired.
Very Good. Sans Jacket. 8vo-6 ½ in. x 9 ¼ in. Smooth black cloth boards with gilt facsimile signature of Hemingway. 308pgs. The title is taken from some of the words of General Stonewall Jackson: "Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees". Includes 'A' on copyright page. Front boards has a small (not very noticeable) 3¼ inch x ½ inch moisture streak. Slight browning to endpapers and page edges as usual otherwise book is in excellent condition. Former owner, Ballet Russ de Monte Carlo dancer, Meridith Baylis signature on front free endpaper. Book is scarce.
Fair. No Jacket. 308 pages (complete). A benign copy of the first American edition. The black board cover is assured with some light wear and scuffing. Inside, the contents are in excellent condition. They are relaxed, comfortable, clean, clear, confident and certain. fk.
Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt and dark green tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6" containing 308 pages of text. Illustrated by Alan Phillips. A beautiful, tight, clean and bright copy with no names, dates, notations or book plates.
Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN FIRST ISSUE DUST JACKET. Very Good book; jacket in Good-condition, creased, chipped, dampstaining visible on verso, a few pieces of tape on verso as well, price intact ($3.50) 1st printing with A and seal on copyright page. Light dampstaining to boards, name on paste down. Good condition overall.
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