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F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rare books by F. Scott Fitzgerald, including first editions and signed copies.

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940) was an American author of novels and short stories set largely during the 1920s, the decade for which he coined the term “Jazz Age”. Fitzgerald began writing early in life, publishing his first novel at the age of twenty-four. This Side of Paradise was a semi-autobiographical work based on his college years and his courting of the debutante Zelda Sayre.

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  1. 124266comp
    First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Compliments & luck to Whitney Darrow from F Scott Fitzgerald April 2nd 1920 New York City". The inscription is in two parts, Fitzgerald having apparently signed and dated the copy first, before adding the salutation to... Learn More
    £27,500

    Stock Code: 124266

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  2. 46290
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 46290

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  3. 46104
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 46104

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  4. 36238
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 36238

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  5. 46292
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 46292

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  6. i1
    A fine and longish letter in which Fitzgerald discusses Seldes's edition of Ring Lardner, a possible evening of one-act plays, and reviews of Tender Is the Night: "Just read the Lardner collection First and Last. At first I was disappointed because I had expected there would be enough stuff for an omnibus and I still feel... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 44748

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  7. The Pat Hobby Stories.
    First edition, first printing. A collection of Fitzgerald's stories about Pat Hobby, a Hollywood writer "who was hot stuff when the movies were dumb", published in Esquire magazine between January 1940 and May 1941. Fitzgerald had himself worked, frustratingly, as a Hollywood screenwriter, and these experiences influenced... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 93532

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  8. Crazy Sundays: F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood.
    First edition, first printing, with the title taken from Fitzgerald's short story, Crazy Sunday, published in the October 1932 issue of American Mercury. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 103363

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