First Edition Points and Criteria for Across the River and into the Trees

Year Published: 1950
Author Last Name: Hemingway
Author First Name: Ernest
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 308

The first American edition has an A and the Scribner colophon on the copyright page. First issue dust jacket has yellow spine lettering (later issue jackets have orange spine lettering.)

The British edition published by Jonathan Cape is said to have preceded the American edition by a few days, but the American edition published by Scribner's seems to be just as desirable, especially the one with the yellow letters on the spine. This is probably because Hemingway is an American author and the Scribner's was his traditional publisher.

There were also 25 Scribner's presentation copies that preceded all other editions (see last photo).

Picture of the 1950 first American edition dust jacket for Across the River and into the
Picture of the 1950 first American edition dust jacket for Across the River and into the Trees.

Picture of the 1950 first American edition copyright page for Across the River and into
Picture of the 1950 first American edition copyright page for Across the River and into the Trees.

Picture of the 1950 first American edition dust jacket front flap for Across the River
Picture of the 1950 first American edition dust jacket front flap for Across the River and into the Trees.

Picture of the dust jacket back of the first American edition of Across the River and
Picture of the dust jacket back of the first American edition of Across the River and into the Trees.

Picture of the first American edition boards for Across the River and into the Trees
Picture of the first American edition boards for Across the River and into the Trees.

This is one of the 25 presentation copies that preceded the first edition.
This is one of the 25 presentation copies that preceded the first edition.



Other first edition points for books by Ernest Hemingway include: The Old Man and the Sea, Death in the Afternoon, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, To Have and Have Not, Men Without Women.

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