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This Side of Paradise

by FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
First Edition; second printing. A little cloth waterstaining; minor page stains and bumping; very good. Presentation copy; inscr
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About This Item

New York: Scribner’s, 1920. First Edition; second printing. A little cloth waterstaining; minor page stains and bumping; very good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, “For Alec McCaig, who once wrote a [drawing of a triangle] show and now writes short stories. Gawd help him - from F. Scott Fitzgerald/ April 1920/ New York.” The second printing was issue in April, 1920, very shortly after the first. The book largely concerns Princeton, and the Triangle Club is mentioned prominently and often.

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
Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
22490P
Title
This Side of Paradise
Author
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT
Book condition
Used - First Edition; second printing. A little cloth waterstaining; minor page stains and bumping; very good. Presentation copy; inscr
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Scribner’s
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1920

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience in the rare book trade, Peter L. Stern and Co., Inc. has established itself as a highly regarded firm of antiquarian booksellers.

Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment

In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.

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