London: Jonathan Cape, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Small 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches; 193 x 130 mm), 254 pages in green cloth in a pictorial dust jacket.Hemingway's novel about an American colonel obsessed with an Italian countess. This is the true first edition, published in London several days before the New York edition. Item #1686
CONDITION: Near Fine, with some minor rubbing to the edges and spine titles, pages lightly toned. The vibrant dust jacket is Very Good or better, with a few minor nicks along the edges and some toning to the flaps. Issue price of 9s. 6d. present. A beautiful copy.