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This Side of Paradise   [In Pictorial Slipcase] by  F. Scott Fitzgerald - First Edition - 2000 - from BiblioStax (SKU: 020650)

This Side of Paradise [In Pictorial Slipcase]

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This Side of Paradise [In Pictorial Slipcase]

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Shelton, Connecticut - New York: First Edition Library - Charles Scribner's Sons, 2000. First edition thus. Fine facsimile of Charles Scribner's first edition in pictorial slipcase. No date; circa 2000 printing. Stated at copyright: "Published April, 1920"; original Scribner colophon below this. Navy full-cloth boards, blind-stamped cover titles, crisp gilt spine titles, fine. Deckled pages fine; no writing. Bind fine, firm; hinges intact. Pictorial dust wrapper, fine; protected in new clear sleeve. Features original wrapper design by W. E. Hill, as was FSF's second novel, The Beautiful and the Damned. Presented in fine pictorial slipcase matching dust wrapper design at front, back panels. Very attractive facsimile first edition in original wrapper w/slip-case. This romantic and witty first novel of Fitzgerald, was written when the author was only twenty-three years old. This semi-autobiographical story of the handsome, indulged, and idealistic Princeton student Amory Blaine received critical raves and catapulted Fitzgerald to instant fame. This early classic of the Jazz Age captures the rhythms and romance of Fitzgerald's youth and offers a poignant portrait of what has been dubbed the "Lost Generation." 305 pages. Insured post.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.


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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This Side of Paradise [In Pictorial Slipcase]
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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First Edition
First Edition Library - Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
Shelton, Connecticut - New York
Date published
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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