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This Side of Paradise by  F. Scott FITZGERALD - First Edition - 1920 - from Heritage Book Shop, LLC (SKU: 67817)

This Side of Paradise

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This Side of Paradise

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott

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Fitzgeraldís First Regularly Published Book FITZGERALD, F. Scott. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribnerís Sons, 1920. First edition, later printing. Octavo. [8], 305, [5, blank] pp. Original dark bluish green linen-like grain cloth lettered in blind on front cover and ruled and lettered in gilt on spine. Minor scratch to front board. Otherwise a fine copy. Fitzgerald had previously written lyrics to musical comedies that were privately published by Princeton University. This is his first literary work. Bruccoli, Fitzgerald, A5.1.a. HBS 67817. $500

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
Heritage Book Shop, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
67817
Title
This Side of Paradise
Author
FITZGERALD, F. Scott
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribnerís Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1920

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About Heritage Book Shop, LLC

Owned and operated by Ben Weinstein, who has been in the business of antiquarian books for over fifty years, Heritage Book Shop\'s inventory consists of some of the finest items in the areas of first editions, early printed books, bindings, illustrated books, literature, and manuscripts. Heritage Book Shop serves a clientele base consisting of private collectors as well as esteemed public institutions. We take great pride in the dedication we offer our clients. Whether you are building a first-rate collection of a favorite author or an extensive library, we look forward to offering the experience of our knowledgeable and helpful staff.

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octavo
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fine
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