New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. FIRST EDITION, First Issue with perfect type on pages 38, 90 and 248. Octavo, pp[viii]; 267; , blank. Handsomely bound in full dark green oasis with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, original cloth bound in at rear. Internally clean; externally unmarked. A fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. The 'Jazz Age' author is regarded as one of the greatest twentieth century writers. Fitzgerald was of the self-styled "Lost Generation," Americans born in the 1890s who came of age during World War I. He finished four novels, left a fifth unfinished, and wrote dozens of short stories that treat themes of youth, despair, and age. Item #49124
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