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.
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.
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.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. 308 pp. Very good, in a very good price clipped jacket. Minor edge wear. Jacket has rubbing, toning, and light edge wear. Prior owner made five tape reinforcements to interior edges. Jacket has a black spine with Hemingway's picture on rear panel.
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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