Item #5216 THIS SIDE OF PARADISE. F. Scott Fitzgerald.


New York: A.L. Burt Company, 1920 [but 1923]. 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). Bruccoli A5.1.n. Item #5216

Fifteenth Printing, and the first published by Burt. Octavo (19.5cm); light blue cloth, with titles stamped in navy blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [viii],305,[1] + [6]pp ads. Light wear to extremities, sunning to spine ends and upper board edges, with some faint, scattered soil to spine, mild offsetting from jacket flaps onto endpapers, and a small indentation to fore-edge of front board; Very Good. Dustjacket is edgeworn, lightly dusty, with scattered foxing, several nicks and small tears (nine of them tape-mended on verso), with a short split along front joint; Very Good.

Price: $750.00

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