F. Scott Fitzgerald – Tales of the Jazz Age – True First Edition, First Issue including the short story of Benjamin Button

F. Scott Fitzgerald – Tales of the Jazz Age – True First Edition, First Issue including the short story of Benjamin Button

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F. Scott Fitzgerald – Tales of the Jazz Age – True First Edition, First Issue including the short story of Benjamin Button

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TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the following first issue points: page 232, line 6, “an” for “and” (later editions corrected to read “and”); type batter page 22, line 13 (first “t”) & page 166, line 35 (bottom line – “h” & “e” in last “the”); on copyright page “Published September 1922” & with Scribner’s seal. One of 8000 copies printed of the first U.S. edition. Contains eleven of Fitzgerald’s great short stories from the 1920’s, including ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and ‘The Diamond as Big as the Ritz’. Table of contents with comments by the author about each piece. Reference: Bruccoli a 9:1. Printed in the USA. Bound in publisher’s original green cloth with blind-embossed lettering to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No dustjacket. A very good book with one small name to the front endpaper. A little fading to the gilt on the spine. Splitting to the front joint. Spine titles a little dulled. Rare.

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TRUE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the following first issue points: page 232, line 6, “an” for “and” (later editions corrected to read “and”); type batter page 22, line 13 (first “t”) & page 166, line 35 (bottom line – “h” & “e” in last “the”); on copyright page “Published September 1922” & with Scribner’s seal. One of 8000 copies printed of the first U.S. edition. Contains eleven of Fitzgerald’s great short stories from the 1920’s, including ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and ‘The Diamond as Big as the Ritz’. Table of contents with comments by the author about each piece. Reference: Bruccoli a 9:1. Printed in the USA. Bound in publisher’s original green cloth with blind-embossed lettering to front board & gilt lettering to spine. No dustjacket. A very good book with one small name to the front endpaper. A little fading to the gilt on the spine. Splitting to the front joint. Spine titles a little dulled. Rare.

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