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This Side of Paradise.

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Very good or better, with light use to extremities of the spine. The gold is quite bright and completely legible.
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New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1920.. Early edition; sixth printing, July, 1920.. publisher's green cloth.. Very good or better, with light use to extremities of the spine. The gold is quite bright and completely legible.. 8vo,. Author's first book. Signed by F. Scott Fitzgerald for Edward Everett Horton, with a full-page inscription, including "the later Ring Lardner once said of Irwin Cobb that he was 'very fond of books, of which he has a complete set'." Edward Everett Horton, a Hollywood actor, was Fitzgerald's landlord in the late 1930s in Encino, California.

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
Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
69749
Title
This Side of Paradise.
Author
FITZGERALD, F. Scott
Format/binding
Publisher's green cloth.
Book condition
Used - Very good or better, with light use to extremities of the spine. The gold is quite bright and completely legible.
Edition
Early edition; sixth printing, July, 1920.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
1920.
Pages
305 pp.
Size
8vo,

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