Search results for: 'FITZGERALD, F. Scott.'
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Complete set of works published in the author's lifetime, all first editions.
New York : 1920-41First edition, first printing, of every book published by F. Scott Fitzgerald in his lifetime, and his posthumous Last Tycoon, together comprising five novels, four short story collections, and one play, uniformly bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco. Learn More£20,000.00
Stock Code: 140791
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. "I Didn't Get Over", two draft manuscripts and typescripts, with holograph corrections, for the short story.
[Asheville, NC : 1936]Two original drafts, the first draft and the second and final draft, for Fitzgerald's short story "I Didn't Get Over", written in summer 1936 and published in Esquire magazine that October.
The most noticeable differences between the two drafts are at the beginning and end of the piece. The title is slightly changed: in the first draft, it is... Learn More£95,000.00
Stock Code: 100917
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Typed letter signed ("Scott" in ink) to Gilbert Seldes.
Baltimore : 1934Seldes gave Tender Is the Night a rave review in the New York Evening Journal on the day of publication, 12 April 1934. Fitzgerald writes two weeks later to thank him: " I never had any doubt after the weeks and months of half-sleepless work on the thing that it had some special merit and value but it is so nice to see an appreciation of it so early... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 124321
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Autograph letter signed, beginning "The check that fell out of my mail this morning...."
[Switzerland : c.1930-31]Fitzgerald writes to Gilbert Seldes from Switzerland, where Zelda was being treated at a clinic. Fitzgerald thanks him for a cheque: "just emerging in company with Zelda from the biggest muddle we ever got into Zelda is so near well that its now a question of a few weeks - but she had a damn narrow escape from permanent neurasthenia or worse. We have... Learn More£8,000.00
Stock Code: 44744
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Typed letter signed ("Scott" in pencil) to Gilbert Seldes in New York.
1934A 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 that it could have stood more... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 44748
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby.
New York : 1925First edition, first printing, first state, with the rear panel of the rare first issue jacket pasted in inside the rear cover.
The first state points are: "chatter" on p. 60, line 16, "northern" on p. 119, line 22, "it's" on p. 165, line 16, "away" on p. 165, line 29, "sick in tired" on p. 205, lines 9-10, and "Union Street station" on p. 211,... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 148736
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Beautiful and Damned.
New York : 1922First edition, first printing, in the rare first issue dust jacket, with the title in outline on the front panel, this a particularly nice example. That Fitzgerald's second novel was a thinly disguised portrait of his and Zelda's difficult marriage did not stop him taking offence that the dust jacket design by William E. Hill resembled, as he wrote... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 147503
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Vegetable or from President to Postman.
New York : 1923First edition, first printing of Fitzgerald's only stage play, a political satire about a postman who dreams of becoming president of the United States and succeeds. Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 36238
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Tender is the Night.
New York : 1934First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket with the T. S. Eliot review to the front flap. Tender is the Night was Fitzgerald's fourth novel, appearing some nine years after The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald set out to write an important and in many ways revolutionary work of fiction. Structurally complex, topically dangerous and personally... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 124269
FITZGERALD, F. Scott - GURGANUS, Allan. Sacrificial Couples and the Splendor of our Failures: Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald.
Asheville, NC : 1999Signed limited edition. Copy F of 26 lettered copies bound by the Campbell-Logan Bindery, from a total edition of 276 copies signed by the author. "When I was young, the Fitzgeralds seemed even younger. Did any couple ever start wilder or - by forty - end sadder?" Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 93486
HAMMETT, Dashiell (contrib.); RASCOE, Burton, & Groff Conklin (eds.) The Smart Set Anthology of World Famous Authors.
New York : 1934First edition, first printing, which contains the first appearance for two Dashiell Hammett short stories, "From the Memoirs of a Private Detective" and "Green Elephant". The anthology also includes pieces from F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce, Jim Tully and many others. Learn More£285.00
Stock Code: 105283
HOFF, Harry Summerfield. COOPER, William. Scenes from a Provincial Life.
London : 1950Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Arthur Mizener, author of the first biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and his wife: "Love to Rosemary & Arthur. Harry, 7.iv.58." With their bookplate to the front pastedown. This is the third impression (issued the same year as the first). Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 112221
GOURMONT, Remy de. Lettres à l'Amazone.
Paris : 30 March 1914First edition, first printing, copy 112 of 112 copies on papier vergé chartreuse, from an edition of 1,075 copies in total. This copy, with the original chartreuse wrappers bound in, has been handsomely bound by Cochard. Gourmont's "Letters to the Amazon" are the result of the symbolist poet, who had been stricken and disfigured by lupus vulgaris,... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 117966
BARNEY, Natalie Clifford (her copy); ROUVEYRE, André (illus.) Mort de l'Amour.
Paris : 1911First and only edition, inscribed on the half-title to the Amazon of Paris "à Natalie Clifford Barney, imperturbable, André Rouveyre"; number 928 of 1000 copies on papier d'Arches, from an edition limited to 1010 copies only. Rouveyre seems to have been liberal with his inscriptions, but this is a superb Parisian association.
The Paris-based... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 145003
GOLL, Ivan. Lucifer Vieillissant.
Paris : 1934First edition in French, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the half-title to the Amazon of Paris, Natalie Clifford Barney, "à Miss Barney ce testament d'un 'individu' en grande admiration. Ivan Goll". This is a press review copy, with "S.P." (service de presse) on the spine. Lucifer Vieillissant was first published in German as Die Eurokokke... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 146077
GERSHWIN, George. Warm one-page typed letter signed to noted publisher and editor Donald S. Friede.
New York : 1927An appealing, highly characteristic letter evoking Gershwin's easy-going sociability. Writing to the publisher Friede, Gershwin regrets having been unable to read Philip Barry's new play, but gives permission for his name to be appended to any suitable words of praise the publishers care to use, "as I shall no doubt make the comment you use after reading... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 130229
WARREN, Robert Penn. Flood.
New York : 1964First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Arthur and Rosemary, warmest regards, Robert. Fairfield, April 5, 1964." Arthur Mizener was renowned for writing the first biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 94333
HOFF, Harry Summerfield. COOPER, William. Disquiet and Peace.
London : 1956First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "With love to Rosemary & Arthur Mizener. London 1956 - come back again! William Cooper." Arthur Mizener was the author of the first biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 112186
GIBRAN, Kahlil - DOLE, William Haskell. Omar the Tentmaker.
Boston : 1899First edition, with the cover design being the first attributed work published by Kahlil Gibran, the celebrated poet, artist, and author of The Prophet. This work is rare; although reasonably well-represented in institutions, many copies were rebound, thus losing the Gibran illustration; we could trace no copies on the market, and only three auction... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 144573