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This Side of Paradise by  F. Scott FITZGERALD - Hardcover - 1920 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 431534)

This Side of Paradise

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This Side of Paradise

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good. Fourth printing (published a month after the first). Owner's name (Alison Heminway of Brooklyn), spine lettering a little dull but easily readable, very good lacking the dustwrapper One of 5000 copies printed of the fourth printing.

Synopsis

This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and has the book's theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.

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Bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
431534
Title
This Side of Paradise
Author
FITZGERALD, F. Scott
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1920
Keywords
AmerLit20thCent, VintageDustjackets

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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