SCRIBNERS, 1940. FIRST EDITION, first printing ("A" on copyright page) ADVANCE PROOF COPY possibility - pages 219, 227, 233 and 241 have publishers corrections pasted over the incorrect text!!! Only such example rarelibrary.com has ever come across or even aware of existing! This is a true first edition with the publisher "A" designation on the copyright page as called for in first print copies of this title. Good condition with some wear and tear and stains to covers, tape remains inside back cover, former owner name inside front cover and some erased pencil markings and an ink mark on half-title page, otherwise clean with no other markings, tears or missing pages. Hemingway"s great novel of the Spanish Civil War focuses on a small band of brave Spanish women and men, risking their lives to carry out the explosion of a For Whom the Bell Tolls has been called Hemingway"s most ambitious novel, and it is the one in which his political convictions reveal themselves most fully: he effectively conveys the idea that a peoples freedom is worth fighting, and even dying, for. Again, pages 219, 227, 233 and 241 have the publisher corrections making this a phenomenally scarce example of this all time Hemingway classic. 471 pages.