FITZGERALD, F. Scott
This Side of Paradise
NY, Scribner, 1922. Later printing of his first book, an autobiographical novel of youthful ideals and disillusion that helped define the jazz age and perfectly captured the tenor of postwar America, becoming both a critical success and a huge bestseller, going through fourteen printings in the first two years. This is the 14th printing, one of 970 copies: the first printing, in 1920, was only 3000 copies. Modest wear and handling apparent to boards; slight spine lean; a very good copy, lacking the rare dust jacket. [#033622] $125
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