Property from a Florida Collector
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT
All the Sad Young Men. New York: Scribner's, 1926
8vo (190 x 133mm). Publisher's green linen-like cloth, spine gilt-lettered, upper cover lettered in blind; fine and bright, front endpaper with tiny chip and old ownership signature. Original brown dust-jacket with cover image by Cleon; light crease along flap folds and very small chips from head and tail of spine panel along folds. Cloth case.
First edition of Fitzgerald's third collection of stories (containing nine), including several of his finest: "The Rich Boy", "Winter Dreams", "The Baby Party", "Absolution", and "The Sensible Thing". First issue with no battering of type and to lips on jacket cover.
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