A Farewell To Arms

By Hemingway, Ernest

Set during World War 1, Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms is the story of Lieutenant Frederic Henry, an American serving as an ambulance driver in the Italian army, and his love affair with an English nurse named Catherine Barkley. The novel is semi-autobiographical, based on Hemingway's own experiences serving in the Italian campaigns during the war. While some assume the title of the work to be taken from a poem by 16th century English dramatist George Peele, others believe it to be a simple pun of the word “arms.”

A Farewell to Arms was first serialized in the May-October issues Scribner's Magazine 1929. It was published in book form in September of that year. As the work became available to the public just over ten years after the November 1918 armistice, Hemingway assumed his audience would recognize many of the references. In fact, certain basic information isn't alluded to in the book at all, as it was common knowledge around the time of publication.

The result of this immediacy? Arguably one of the best novels written about World War I… ever. A Farewell to Arms was Hemingway's first bestseller, affording him financial independence and cementing his stature as a modern American writer. More specifically, the novel and its content helped to established the author as a key member of the “Lost Generation,” a subset of Modernist artists namely defined by their post-war disillusionment. A Farewell to Arms is ranked 74th on Modern Library’s “100 Best” English-language novels of the 20th century. 

First Edition Identification and Notes

Scribner’s first published A Farewell to Arms in New York in September 1929 in a print run of about 31,000 copies. The 355-page first editions have no additional printings listed on the copyright page. Of the initial print run, 510 copies were numbered and signed by Hemmingway. These “Lost Generation” gems have sold for upwards of $20,000.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

 In July 2012, Scribner’s released the Hemingway Library Edition of A Farewell to Arms with a dust jacket facsimile of the first edition. The newly published edition presents an appendix with a number of alternate endings Hemingway wrote for the novel in addition to pieces from early draft manuscripts.

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by Hemingway, Ernest

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TBCL The Book Collector's Library
Published
1929
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$2,750.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1929. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1929. Hardcover. Hanneman A8d. Black cloth, [7 1/4" x 5 1/4"] red decorative border on the title page. Embossed Grosset emblem on the upper cover. Printed red paper labels on the upper cover & spine. A very rare book especially in… Read more
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A Farewell To Arms

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1929
Edition
First American Edition
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$2,500.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First American Edition. Hardcover. Hanneman A8.a. First Printing, with Scribner's seal on copyright page and no legal disclaimer on p.[x]. Octavo; black cloth, with gold title labels on spine and front panel, with titles printed in black; dustjacket; 355pp. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown, with a few small spots to… Read more
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A FAREWELL TO ARMS

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Quill & Brush
Published
1929
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$2,500.00

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New York: Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition, first printing without disclaimer. In dust jacket with correct price and "Katherine" on front flap, as called for. One of Hemingway's most influential works. Very good to near fine with covers showing only light shelf wear and with vertical crease in spine label (but labels otherwise bright and fine); in good to… Read more
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A Farewell To Arms - first issue book and dust wrapper

by Hemingway, Ernest

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John Atkinson Books
Published
1929
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$2,068.95

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Cape, 1929. A first edition, first printing published by Scribners in 1929. First issue without disclaimer to p. [x]. Publisher's cloth, in first issue dust jacket with Katharine Barclay the front flap and $2.50 price present. 7 3/4 x 5 inches (19 x 12.5 cm); 355 pp. Original cloth, spine leaning; jacket with chips along extremities and small losses.… Read more
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A Farewell to Arms

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

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Lorne Bair Rare Books
Published
1929
Edition
First Edition
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$2,000.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing, with Scribner's seal on copyright page and no legal disclaimer on p.[x]. Octavo; black cloth, with gold title labels on spine and front panel, with titles printed in black; dust jacket; [8],355pp. Dustjacket the first state, with "Katharine Barclay" on front flap; unclipped (priced $2.50). Old tape repair… Read more
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A Farewell to Arms [First Printing in First Issue Wrapper]

by Hemingway, Ernest

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BiblioStax
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,950.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First printing in rare first issue wrapper. Scribner colophon at copyright page with no additional printings stated; no disclaimer verso dedication page. Smooth, coated, black cloth boards, gold cover and spine labels stamped in black ink, moderate shelf wear. Cover and spine labels remain relatively bright and crisp. Bind good;… Read more
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A Farewell to Arms

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$1,750.00

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First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's logo printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket has some wear to the spine and edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the First Issue points such as Katharine Barclay printed incorrectly on the front flap. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the… Read more
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A Farewell to Arms

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Sanctuary Books
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,500.00

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New York: Scribner's, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. First edition, first issue book in second state DJ. Date of October 4, 1929 in ink on front endpaper. Overall, an extremely nice copy in bright example of the dust jacket with light wear only.
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A Farewell to Arms.

by Hemingway, Ernest.

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Cellar Stories Bookstore
Published
1929.
Condition
Very Good in Fair DJ
Edition
First edition, first state
Item Price
$1,400.00

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New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1929.. First edition, first state. Cloth. Very Good in Fair DJ. 355 pp. 8vo. Cloth hardcover in dustjacket. First edition, first state. No disclaimer. Front dj flap has "Katharine Barclay" printed on front flap, but the character is called "Catharine Barkley" in the text. Dj worn and soiled, spine sunned, bumping to sp.… Read more
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A Farewell to Arms

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Sanctuary Books
Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,375.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Original black cloth, gold labels lettered in black. First issue book in first state DJ. A nice square copy of the book with bright labels, and uncommon thus. DJ is price clipped with small chip to top of rear panel, and a larger chip to lower spine… Read more
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