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The Portable F Scott Fitzgerald

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The Portable F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald (O'Hara, John; Bacall, Lauren)

New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. The first compilation of writings by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the canonical American author. With two complete novels, The Great Gatsby & Tender is the Night, & nine stories, selected by Dorothy Parker & with an introduction by John O'Hara. This is the first edition, first printing of September 1945 as stated on copyright page, at the top of which is the statement "This edition is produced in full compliance with all War Production Board conservation orders"- such WWII-era regulations having been still in effect just after the end of the conflict. This copy is very special beyond its being a first edition/first printing. It is inscribed & signed only a few months after publication by John O'Hara, the writer of the introduction to this volume & a classic American author himself, on the first blank front endpaper: "To Mrs. B/This is something/nobody else can/give you./Affectionately/(signed) John O'Hara/26 November 1945." "Mrs. B" is none other than Lauren Bacall, who had married iconic actor Humphrey Bogart only six months earlier. A most significant rarity, with outstanding cultural & literary provenance. Without dust jacket. Book in relatively good condition, with mild wear to all edges of front, back covers; tiny bumps at all corners of same; small vertical tears esp. at mid-top edge, bottom edge of spine; wear & fraying through edges & corners of same; mild rubbing, fading, spotting & rubbing of covers & spine; all edges of trimmed & dyed text block mildly faded, scratched & soiled. Interior fine with only mild browning to page leaves & esp. front & rear endpapers. Signed & inscribed by John O'Hara, author of introduction, to Lauran Bacall in year of publication.

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THE PORTABLE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD.

FITZGERALD, F. Scott. (PARKER, Dorothy). [SARTON, May]

FITZGERALD, F. Scott. THE PORTABLE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD. Selected by Dorothy Parker. Introduction by John O'Hara. New York:: The Viking Press,, 1945. First edition (of this collection) [Bruccoli AA1; issued as a volume in the series Viking Portable Library]. . Covers have few spots of faint soiling, with light wear at tips of spine, endpapers are lightly tanned, else a very good copy. . Author May Sarton's copy, with her ink signature and inscription on front flyleaf, dated in year of publication [listing universities for her lecture tour?]: "May Sarton. [?]/ '45 (Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Iowa, Beloit, Cornell [and two others]). Twelvemo, cloth, pp. xix, 835.

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Price: $275.00


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The Portable F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

New York: The Viking Press, 1945. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. The 1945 1st edition. Solid and VG (light, thin crease running down the length of the front panel, handsome former owner bookplate at the front pastedown) in a crisp, price-intact ("$2.00"), VG dustjacket, with very light chipping and light creasing along the panel edges. 16mo, selected by Dorothy Parker, Introduction by John O'Hara. Part of the wonderful "Viking Portable Library" series.

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THE PORTABLE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott; O'Hara, John; Parker, Dorothy, compiler.

New York: The Viking Press, 1945.. 1945.. Good. - Octavo, brick red cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. The top corner of the rear cover is lightly bumped & the cloth along its lower front edge is rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with small pieces out. Its rear panel is lightly soiled & there are creases to its flaps. xix, [1] leaf & 835 pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First printing of an uncommon edition.The contents, which include The Great Gatsby, Tender Is the Night and nine short stories, were selected by Dorothy Parker and the introduction is by John O'Hara.

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Portable F Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

2005-03-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $87.42


Portable F Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Viking Pr. Hardcover. 9997407121 New Condition. . New.

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Portable F Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Viking Pr. Hardcover. 9997407121 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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The portable F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

The Viking Press. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Price: $49.00


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The Portable F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York, N. Y.: Viking Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1945. Viking Portable Library. Hardcover. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. 835 pages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 835 pages .

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THE PORTABLE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

New York: Viking Press, 1945. Second printing. Hardcover. Good +. Selected by Dorothy Parker. Introduction by John O'Hara. 16mo. Orange cloth, with black spine titles. 835 pages. [Bruccoli AA1] Front hinge cracked. Corners bumped. Slight wear to spine ends. Small black ink dot to fore-edge. Name on Front FEP. No marks to text. Lacking the dust-jacket. The second printing, published October, 1945.

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Price: $20.00