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Tales of The Jazz Age (Includes The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) by  F. Scott (1896-1940) FITZGERALD - Hardcover - from Adrian Harrington Rare Books and Biblio.com

Tales of The Jazz Age (Includes The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

by FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940)

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New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. [Short stories] FIRST EDITION with Scribner's seal and 'Published September, 1922' on copyright page, mis-spelling 'an' for 'and', p.232. Crown octavo, pp.318. Publisher's blind-stamped dark green cloth lettered in gilt to spine, fore-edge untrimmed. Internally clean, no bookplates or inscriptions. Text block a little age-toned, some handling to cloth, spine lettering a touch rubbed/dulled. Remains a presentable copy, without the scarce jacket.

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."




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