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 ...Read MoreThe 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.Read Less
Very Good. No Jacket. Size: 5 3/4 X 8 1/2; BOOK CLUB EDITION. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ NO DUST JACKET. Square corners. Yellow (not beige) cloth boards with gold gilt titles to front cover and Gold gilt titles in a black box to spine. Spine is not sunned. Copyright page states 1950 and bears the number series I-4.63 [H]. 308 bright pages. Binding is tight, Hinges are unmarked and are intact. SCARCE/HARD TO FIND THUS.
Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Black cloth bound HC. Gilt foil facsimile signature of author on Frontis. Gilt foil backstrip which has age fading but distinctly readable. 308 pages. Lightly deckled fore edges. Leafs are age tanned. Evidence of a DJ on pastedown sheets. Last page of book has tear. Book has right leaning tilt of backstrip. Bumps to frontis heel and edge. A controversial novel about a Colonel Richard Cantwell and themes and symbolisms of death woven in. Semi autobiographical in nature? Title taken from the last known words of General Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson.
Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1950. VERY GOOD, Hardcover, 8vo, 308pppgs. Black cloth boards, gilt authors name embossed on front cover, no jacket. Clean and tight, no names or markings spine lettering slightly dimmed but still legible. Shipped in a custom box and packed with care.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7Â¾"-9Â¾" tall; Book: Black cloth over boards w/gilt titles; bumped and rubbed at extremities; light foxing to eps; pages clean and unmarked; binding solid; 308pp. DJ: Heavily bumped and rubbed at extremities w/some minor chipping and several tiny closed tears, two one inch tears at head and tail of spine. In protective mylar.
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.
Good. New York: Scribner's, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. 308 pp. Good, lacking jacket. Spine heavily sunned. Prior owner's name on front free endpaper with a faint stamp on rear free endpaper verso. Scribner's "A" on copyright page.
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.
Fine. Recently rebound in 1/4 crimson Harmatan goatskin leather with leather end bands, a gilt decorated black leather spine label over the original black cloth covered boards retaining the author's original gilt reproduced signature on the front board with new marbled end sheets with open, leather reinforced hinges. Without its issued dust jacket. 308 pages of text. This is an exquisitely bound book of one of Hemingway's last titles.
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