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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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by HEMINGWAY, ERNEST

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CollectorsFolio
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,100.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover/Hardback. Near Fine/Near Fine. No signature(s). First edition of perhaps Hemingway’s finest novel, in the first issue dust jacket. Octavo, original beige cloth, original dust jacket. Book about fine, dust jacket uncommonly bright with very minor shallow chipping to spine, few small creases to extremities. Overall an excellent copy. 1st… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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E. C. Rare Books
Published
1940
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$1,100.00

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Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. 1940. Scribner's. Volume, First Edition with Scribner's "A" on publishers page. First Edition, Jacket is of second state with photographers credit underneath portrait of Hemingway on back panel. Jacket has had sympathetic repair, expertly performed. One of the leaders of the Lost Generation, Hemingway become synonymous with tales of wartime bravery, love, loss… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Hemingway, Ernest

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Cultural Connection
Published
1940
Item Price
$1,000.00

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New York: Scribners, 1940 First Edition. First state with photographer's name missing from back panel of dustwrapper. Scribner's "A" on copyright page. 8vo. Buckram stamped in red and black. 471 pages. Top page edges stained brown. Endpapers are a little browned in fold. Tight. Clean. Dust jacket has an eighth inch chip missing at base of spine. Small chips at… Read more
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FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS

by Hemingway, Ernest

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VAGABOND BOOKS
Published
1940
Edition
FIRST
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$1,000.00

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SCRIBNERS, 1940. A NEAR FINE FIRST IN FIRST ISSUE dj,. FIRST ISSUE publisher's "A" on copyright page. dj tape reinforced. not restored. First edition points of issue present: rear jacket photograph uncredited. Price ($2.75). FIRST. Hardcover. /Fine. Book.
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For Whom The Bell Tolls - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Hemingway, Ernest

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DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Printing
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$945.00

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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
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$935.00

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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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Idler Fine Books
Published
1940
Condition
Fine
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$875.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940 First printing of the first edition, in first state dust jacket. Basis for the 1943 classic Technicolor film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. Book with light toning to spine and endpapers, else in fine condition; first issue dust jacket with moderate edge wear, a closed tear to the… Read more
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For Whom the Bell Tolls

by HEMINGWAY, ERNEST

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James Pepper Rare Books, Inc.
Published
1940
Item Price
$850.00

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New York: Scribners, 1940. First Edition, First Issue. Very good plus copy in a very good first issue jacket with a half inch by one inch chip at base of spine, a few small tears, some creases to the rear flap.
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For Whom The Bell Tolls

by HEMINGWAY, ERNEST

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James Pepper Rare Books, Inc.
Published
1940
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$850.00

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New York: Scribners, 1940. First Edition, First Issue. Very good copy in a very good first issue dust jacket with internal tape repairs, some light rubbing, and a few short tears, and some rubbed spots which have been touched up with black ink on the outside slightly showing through at some points on the interior of the jacket.
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$850.00