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Tales of the Jazz Age. by  F. Scott Fitzgerald - First Edition - 1922 - from Raptis Rare Books and Biblio.com

Tales of the Jazz Age.

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First edition of Fitzgerald's iconic collection, with eleven stories including "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," basis for the award-winning 2008 film. Octavo, original green cloth, titles to the spine in gilt. In near fine condition with some light shelfwear to the extremities. One of 8,000 copies with "and" on p. 232, on line 6. Bruccoli A9.I.a. Bruccoli & Clark I:132. Smiley, 46. A very nice example. Tales of the Jazz Age is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". All of the stories had been published earlier, independently, in either Metropolitan Magazine, Saturday Evening Post, Smart Set, Collier's, Chicago Sunday Tribune, or Vanity Fair. Includes the story, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which was the basis for the film bearing the same name, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.

Tales of the Jazz Age is an anthology of nineteen short stories by renowned author F. Scott Fitzgerald, including "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," "Dice, Brassknuckles and Guitar," and "Love in the Night."


  • Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 91328
  • Title: Tales of the Jazz Age.
  • Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1922
  • Keywords: Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Tales of the Jazz Age First Edition


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