Inspired by his experiences as a reporter during the Spanish Civil War, Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls tells the story of Robert Jordan, an American volunteer in the International Brigades fighting to defend the Spanish Republic against Franco. After being ordered to work with guerrilla fighters to destroy a bridge, Jordan finds himself falling in love with a young Spanish woman and clashing with the guerrilla leader over the risks of their mission. One of the great novels of the twentieth century, For Whom the ...
Inspired by his experiences as a reporter during the Spanish Civil War, Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls tells the story of Robert Jordan, an American volunteer in the International Brigades fighting to defend the Spanish Republic against Franco. After being ordered to work with guerrilla fighters to destroy a bridge, Jordan finds himself falling in love with a young Spanish woman and clashing with the guerrilla leader over the risks of their mission. One of the great novels of the twentieth century, For Whom the Bell Tolls was first published in 1940. It powerfully explores the brutality of war, the loss of innocence and the value of human life. This stunning edition features an afterword by Ned Halley. Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.
Very Good- 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Red clothbound without a dustjacket. This is likely a 1940 reprint. Embossed signature of author on front cover, and gilt title block on spine bordered on top and bottom by four gold bars.
Very good. No dust jacket. 1940 Copyright. 1968 Printing, Charles Scribner s Edition. No dust jacket. Good hardcover shows light face, corner and edge wear. Very clean inside copy. Perfect for Hemingway Collector. 471 p.; 22 cm.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. First Editions Library, no date. Facsimile edition. Hardcover. 471 pp. Fine, in a near fine unclipped jacket and housed in a fine slipcase. FEL card laid in. Exact facsimile reproduction save for the FEL marking on the bottom of the rear flap of the jacket.
Very Good. 6x8" GOOD+Condition, lite spine rubs to red spine boxes. Solidly bound, No wear to points, nor spine ends. Gift names ep "To Margee from Dad Xmas '40" Name ftp "Margaret Norheim Christmas 1940". else quite clean. 2 dime sized mild tea stains to cover cloth, but attractive copy; Tan Clothbnd; 471ps pages; Early printing of this classic. Black spine titles on faded red title box. Cover has Black author's name in script. Clean, Solid copy in familiar tan cloth with black spine & cover titles. minor red background rubbed away. Nice edges, points, spine ends....has no letter on tp verso, just dates.
Near Fine Condition. 25th printing. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 471 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Light general shelf wear to covers. Remainder mark on bottom. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; #94063; ISBN: 0684803356. ISBN/EAN: 9780684803357. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 37963.
Very good. No dust jacket. 507 p.; 21 cm. 1st ed w A on copyright pg. A lot of foxing/soil on cover, title partially rubbed on spine, corners bumped (particularly back bottom one), owner's name on ffep, fold on back ep, pages tanned, else text clean, binding tight.
Good. No Jacket. 462 pages (complete). Boards worn, a bit bumped, marked. Tanning, foxing, top stain, damp marked, pages a bit wavy at the bottom. However, it is still in fair condition, tightly bound and intact. 1st edition. MK.
Very Good in Good jacket. Fiction, Classic. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. This book is in very good condition. The boards are tan with the lettering in red. The author's signature in embossed in red on the front cover. The interior is clean and the spine is solid. The dust jacket is in good condition with a bit of wera and chipping along the edges and at the corners. The colors are vivid. The jacket is in new Brodart covering.
Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Scribner's, 1940. (1st printing with A on copyright page. ) No jacket. Good/Good-condition hardcover. Oatmeal cloth rubbed; former owner's name written on back cover in pen, another's written on fep. Clean text. Offsetting to endpapers, faint dampstain near foot. Good condition overall.
Very good in very good dust jacket. 1968. Hardback. Near Fine. Second Print. The book is near fine. The Dust jacket is very good. Dust jacket is protected with a Mylar cover. Books are packed and shipped in boxes.
For whom the bell tolls is not only a great song, but a wonderful novel. It portrays a little-known war in the US, and it has Hemingway's typical style that is refreshingly simple and prose-oriented. It is a great read- you won't be able to put it down!
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