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For Whom the Bell Tolls (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Hemingway, Ernest; Lewis, Sinclair

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1968

Seller ID: 2277195

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's blank bookplate laid in. Front and end matter faintly foxed. 1968 Full-Leather. xi, [3], 498, [4] pp. 8vo. Maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with lithographs by Lynd Ward, with an introduction by Sinclair Lewis. In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from the good fight, For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the Internation... View more info

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A World to Win

By: Sinclair, Upton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202308

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine slightly cocked, pages toned.Half inch chip across length of bottom of jacket spine, multiple minor chips and tears to jacket, jacket edges heavily rubbed. 1946 Hard Cover. 627 pp. A World to Win is the seventh novel in Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. First published in 1946, the story covers the period from 1940 to 1942.At the opening of this story--in Vinchy in 1940--Lanny Budd has been the intimate of the world's great--famous and notorious--for more than twenty years. Outwardly the friend and confidant of the Nazi and fascist gangsters, this secret agent of Frankli... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200387

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Minor damage to bottom corner, jacket edges rubbed. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1852586

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Boards lightly soiled, front free endpaper removed, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from spine foot, jacket lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279356

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Second state. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed.The Moon Is Down, a novel by John Steinbeck fashioned for adaptation for the theatre and for which Steinbeck received the Norwegian King Haakon VII Freedom Cross, was published by Viking Press in March 1942. The sto... View more info