Item #4915 L'ENVERS DU PARADIS (THIS SIDE OF PARADISE). F. Scott Fitzgerald, Suzanne Mayoux, novel, translation.

L'ENVERS DU PARADIS (THIS SIDE OF PARADISE)

Paris: Gallimard, 1964. First French Edition. Item #4915

Deluxe Issue, one of 47 numbered copies printed on Lafuma-Navarre paper, this being copy no.26. Octavo (21.5cm); original printed wrappers; [9],10-290,[6]pp. Hint of sunning to spine, else Fine, with the signatures uncut. In the original glassine overlay, lightly worn and creased along the lower edge. Fitzgerald's first novel, an examination of the lives of well-to-do youth before and after World War I, showing "sensitive and intelligent young people reacting to new sex customs, new literary ideas, and prosperity" (Coan, America in Fiction, p.115). Not in Bruccoli.

Price: $400.00