London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. First British Edition. Set during the Italian campaign of World War I, Hemingway's novel centers on a love affair between two expatriates set against the backdrop of the war, cynical soldiers, and the displacement of populations. Basis for two notable film adaptations: the Oscar-winning Frank Borzage film (1932), starring Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes and Adolphe Menjou, and the 1957 Charles Vidor picture starring Rock Hudson and Jennifer Jones. Hanneman A35.a. Item #1535
First Impression. Octavo; magenta cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; 350pp. Gentle sunning to spine, top edge slightly dusty, with some faint offsetting to endpapers; clean throughout - Very Good+. Dustjacket is spine-sunned, lightly edgeworn, with a rather ambitious horizontal price-clip to lower edge of front flap; Very Good+.