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This Side of Paradise by  F. Scott Fitzgerald - 1st Edition - 1920 - from Bookbid Rare Books (SKU: 1810111)

This Side of Paradise

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This Side of Paradise

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Scribners, 1920. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The first printing of Fitzgerald's first book, very good in original green cloth covers. Published April, 1920, on copyright page, with no mention of later printings, and 1920 on the title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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
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Bookseller Inventory #
1810111
Title
This Side of Paradise
Author
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Scribners
Date published
1920

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Bookbid Rare Books is a rare book dealer located in Beverly Hills, California. The family run company has sold modern literary first editions and children's books for over 20 years. Member of ABAA, ILAB.

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