For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

Many consider For Whom the Bell Tolls to be author Ernest Hemingway’s finest work. Inspired by Hemingway’s time as a war correspondent for The North American Newspaper Alliance during the Spanish Civil War, For Whom the Bell Tolls is a stark and brutal commentary on the nature of war, sacrifice, and death. In fact, many believe his work is among the best depictions of the Spanish Civil War written. As with some of Hemingway’s other work, many of the characters, experiences, and events were based off real people and battles Hemingway saw. 

One of the most interesting qualities of For Whom the Bell Tolls is the use and restraint of profanity. Even though Hemingway had already written much about war and tribulations and had never seemed inclined to limit the use of vulgar language, For Whom the Bell Tolls is a clear exemption. When writing dialogue, Hemingway would insert the word “obscenity” instead of writing the exact word or phrase. There has been a lot of discussion about the reason for such omissions, and while some believe Hemingway was worried about the book being banned and thus wanted to make the book as reader-friendly as possible for a brutally violent war novel, others believe the omissions of profanity was due to transliteration problems and the author’s attempt to be as honest to the dialogue he heard as possible. 

There is no arguing with the legacy and influence Hemingway had not only on American culture, but also on generations of future writers. The Beatnik generation referred to Hemingway as “Papa” with a quite reverence, and Hemingway inspired countless journalists with his in-depth profiles and wartime articles. Even the cities where he wrote his books are now places for pilgrimage among his most devoted fans. Hemingway first started writing For Whom the Bell Tolls in Cuba and later finished it in Sun Valley, Idaho. In fact, both hotel rooms are now popular tourist destinations.

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Published in 1940 by Charles Scribner in an initial print run of 75,000 copies at $2.75, a first printing of For Whom the Bell Tolls has the letter A present on the copyright page and may have the Scribner's seal present, although it hasn't been conclusively determined whether this is in fact a point of issue. First state dust jackets do not have a photo credit under the photograph of Hemingway. 

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by Hemingway, Ernest

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New York: Charles Scribners, 1940. A handsome copy of this First Edition/First Printing with the Scribner's "A" on copyright page. Pastedowns and endpapers slightly discolored but excellent overall condition. 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… Read more
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For Whom The Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books
Published
1940
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. 471pp. First edition later printing. 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 bridge. American Robert Jordan is there to join their dangerous mission, and in doing so, falls in love with… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest

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Argosy Book Store
Published
1940
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$850.00

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New York: Scribner, 1940. hardcover. 471 pages. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full red morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands, ornately gilt spine. New York: Scribner's, 1940. First Edition. A fine copy.
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For Whom The Bell Tolls

by Ernest Hemingway

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mclinhavenbooks
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$825.00

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New York: Scribners, 1940. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright Date 1940, First Edition, First Printing (With A On The Copyright Page) Light Brown Tweed Over Boards With Black Lettering And Design On A Red Background On The Spine. Top Page Edges Tinted, For Edge And Bottom… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
Published
1935
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$750.00

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Charles Scribners Sons, New York, 1935 First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's "A" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL second issue dustjacket has the publisher's $2.75 printed price present on the front flap with minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. The… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Bookbid Rare Books
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$750.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Published in New York by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1940. First issue, A on copyright page, no photographer name on back. Book very good, staining on front board, front paste down, and front free endpages; spine darkened. DJ very good, rubbing on front cover, chipping on top and… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by HEMINGWAY, ERNEST

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Contact Editions
Published
1940
Condition
VG
Edition
1st Ed
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$750.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Tan cloth labelled in black and red with facsimile Hemingway signature on front panel. Wrapped in price clipped second state dust jacket. Faded copy with edgewear. Wear to jacket extremities. . 1st Ed. Cloth. VG/VG. 8vo.
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For Whom the Bell Tolls.

by Hemingway, Ernest.

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Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio
Published
1940
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$750.00

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New York: Scribner's, 1940. First edition. Good. First edition points of issue present: rear jacket photograph uncredited. Price ($2.75) present on front flap. Dust jacket rather chipped and frayed, with some loss at head. Endleaves discolored and stock lightly and evenly toned. Structurally sound with no marks or blemishes.
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
A First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing
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$700.00

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New York : Scribners, 1940. A First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Pages just slightly toned, else near fine, finely bound in recent full dark black morocco, raised bands with gilt title and decorations on spine. The spine and front board from the original binding bound in at the rear. A very nice… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$700.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition, first printing, with an "A" on the copyright page. In publisher's buff cloth, stamped in black and red. Near Fine, offsetting from binder's glue to endsheets, light browning to clot hat gutters. In a Very Good first issue dust jacket with $2.75 intact and lacking… Read more
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