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This Side of Paradise by  F Scott Fitzgerald - First Edition - 1920 - from Bunyip Books  (SKU: 001917)

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. First edition, later printing with the year 1920 on both the title and copyright page, and " Reprinted May, June 1920" and Scribner's Seal on the copyright page. 8vo. 305 pp. Green cloth. Gilt titling to spine, blind stamped to front board. Light offsetting to front free end paper and pencilled notations indicating that this is the author's first book and June 1920 printing. There is a short number sequence stamped at the top of the front paste down. Slight slant to the spine with light wear to spine extremities. Light wear to lower board edges and tips. Rear hinge starting. Gilt spine titling is slightly dull, but with no loss. With a small bookseller ticket to the bottom of the rear pastedown: "Fanny Butcher Books---Chicago" Internally clean. Overall a Very Good Copy of a rare title. . Cloth.

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
Bunyip Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
001917
Title
This Side of Paradise
Author
Fitzgerald, F Scott
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1920

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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
Copyright page
The page in a book that describes the lineage of that book, typically including the book's author, publisher, date of...[more]
edges
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First Edition
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
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