Lot 25 of 327:
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,680
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The Great Gatsby

Author:
Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons

Date:
1925

Description:

(8vo) original dark green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

First edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece: considered the epitome of the Jazz Age in American literature. First issue with "sick in tired" on p. 205, lines 9-10, plus the other 5 textual variations noted by Bruccoli. Bruccoli A11.I.a.


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Condition:
Some light staining to cloth and light rubbing to extremities, spine gilt dulled with light fraying to spine heel; toning to endpapers, ownership signature on front free endpaper, dent to bottom edge of text block affecting about 20 leaves in the middle of volume, a solid copy; very good.


 
Item number:
283995
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