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This Side of Paradise by  F. Scott Fitzgerald - 1st Edition - 1920 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: 701129690)

This Side of Paradise

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This Side of Paradise

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Fine
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About This Item

First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular copy. The book is bound in the publisher's cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with publisher's seal printed on the copyright page with NO indication of later editions printed.

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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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
701129690
Title
This Side of Paradise
Author
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1920

Terms of Sale

Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
Our top condition is fine. Other dealers may use the words mint, untouched, very fine, etc. which mean the same thing. We try to refrain from using general terms like G, G+, G++, VG+, VG++, because we want to describe what the copy of the book really looks like. As a result, we almost never get any returns since the books are actually better looking than the way that they are described.
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PAYMENT:
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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[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]
Publisher's cloth
A hardcover book comprised of cloth over hard pasteboard boards. ...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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