Item #2330609 This Side of Paradise. F. Scott Fitzgerald.
This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920. 5th Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #2330609

1920 5th printing, printed in the same year as the first edition, all 3000 copies of which sold within three days of publication. Lacks jacket. An excellent copy with just a few minor cosmetic blemishes to boards. Binding tight and square, pages clean and unmarked.

305 pp., 6-page terminal publisher ad. Original light blue cloth, dark blue titles. Author's first novel. Fitzgerald's fictional debut and first published work, This Side of Paradise is about post-World War I youth, and features Amory Blaine, a student at Princeton University. It resulted in overnight fame for Fitzgerald, who was praised by the likes of H.L. Mencken for the work's genius.

Price: $375.00

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