ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

ACROSS THE RIVER AND INTO THE TREES

London: Jonathan Cape, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. The first printing of the British edition, which precedes the American by four days. Widely regarded as an unconscious parody of his earlier work, this novel was based on Hemingway's experiences as a war correspondent and irregular soldier in France during World War II, and immediately preceded The Old Man and the Sea (1952), the work that led to his receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with red and silver titles. Previous owner's ink signature and date to the front flyleaf. In a particularly nice example of the dust jacket with only some mild edgewear. Very Good / Very Good. Item #68972

Price: $150.00

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