TENDER IS THE NIGHT. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Malcolm Cowley, novel, preface.


London: The Grey Walls Press Limited, 1953. Revised, First English Edition. Revised UK edition of Fitzgerald's fourth novel, incorporating all of his final revisions to the text, and including a preface by Malcolm Cowley not present in the 1948 Grey Walls Press edition. Basis for Henry King's 1962 film adaptation, starring Jason Robards, Jennifer Joans, and Joan Fontaine. Bruccoli A15.2.a; Connolly 100. Item #5217

First Printing. Octavo (19cm); tan cloth (a variant not recorded by Bruccoli), with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xxii,418pp. Thin strip of offsetting to endpapers closest to gutters (as we've seen with nearly every copy we've handled), else Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced 12s.6d. net).

Price: $150.00