Flappers and Philosophers was F. Scott Fitzgerald's initial encore - his first collection of short fiction, published in 1920 to capitalize on the ...Show synopsisFlappers and Philosophers was F. Scott Fitzgerald's initial encore - his first collection of short fiction, published in 1920 to capitalize on the success of This Side of Paradise, the novel that had made him famous at the age of twenty-three. Some of his best early stories are included here: 'The Offshore Pirate', 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', 'The Ice Palace' and 'Benediction'. In these narratives Fitzgerald presented his prototypical Jazz-Age heroines, beautiful and wilful young women who later became trademarks of his fiction. Part of the authoritative Cambridge Edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald, this volume now appears in paperback for the first time. It offers detailed explanatory notes, a record of variants and appendices tracing the composition and publication history of the stories.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Book is in overall good condition. Some water damage...Fair. Book is in overall good condition. Some water damage causing pages to stain and lightly ripple. Does not affect the text. Cover shows some edge wear and corners are lightly worn. Pages have a minimal to moderate amount of markings. FAST SHIPPING W/USPS TRACKING! ! !
Description:Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920: First...Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920: First Edition, Second Printing. In Very Good condition. Clean text, though pages age toned. Page 135 has wear to surface affecting type at bottom. Previous owner name and date in faded ink to front free end paper. Cloth shows light foxing and faint mottling. Spine shows fading to cloth and rubbing to gilt, and a ding with short tears to the bottom end. Light shelf lean. An attractive copy.
Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920
Description:FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Finely bound in full dark green oasis with...FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Finely bound in full dark green oasis with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spine; gilt rule to boards; top edge gilt, marbled end papers. Publisher's original cloth bound in at rear. A handsome copy.
Description:First edition. Neat owner's name dated in 1920, a nice, solid...First edition. Neat owner's name dated in 1920, a nice, solid very good copy with the spine lettering rubbed, but readable, lacking the rare dustwrapper. See this book in 3D on our site.
Description:Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition First Printing. One of only...Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition First Printing. One of only 5000 copies produced in the first run. Bruccoli A.6.1.a. Dark green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board blind stamped. Author's second book, with "published September, 1920", and publisher's device on the copyright page. Faint stain on rear board (pea size), spine a bit darkened, tiny black ink specks and original bookseller's small label on the front free end page. Obtained from a nationally known auction house.
Description:Hill, William Ely. Near Fine. First edition, first printing....Hill, William Ely. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. One of 5, 000 copies. Publisher's green B cloth binding, front board lettering stamped in blind, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Near fine, with some light wear and minor rubbing to the extremities, bright and fresh interior. A tight and attractive copy. In a facsimile dust jacket after the original designed by W. E. Hill, with an illustration of a girl having her hair bobbed amidst a group of men against an orange background. Bruccoli A6.I.a. Flappers and Philosophers, the author's first collection of short stories, followed Fitzgerald's debut novel This Side of Paradise, which brought the twenty-four-year old author much critical and commercial fame. As per Scribner's sales tactics, each collection of short stories was scheduled to follow the publication of a novel, with the goal of the short story collection feeding off the popularity of its companion novel. Flappers and Philosophers contains 8 of the author's best early stories: "The Offshore Pirate, " "The Ice Palace, " "Head and Shoulders, " "The Cut-Glass Bowl, " "Bernice Bobs Her Hair, " "Benediction, " "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong, " and "The Four Fists." In these pieces, Fitzgerald introduces his archetypal Jazz Age characters that would come to be collectively known as the Lost Generation: attractive, impulsive young women (flappers) and licentious, nomadic young men (philosophers). W. E. Hill's dust jacket design features a female model sporting a bob that resembles Zelda Fitzgerald, emphasizing the autobiographical nature of the text and solidifying her status as an archetypal flapper and poster child for her generation.
Description:Near fine in facsimile jacket. First printing limited to 5000...Near fine in facsimile jacket. First printing limited to 5000 copies. Bound in the publisher's original dark bluish green cloth with the cover blindstamped. Gilt stamping on the spine has faded. Top and bottom edges trimmed. Front and rear hinges starting. Bruccoli A6. 1.a.
Description:Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper...Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board blind stamped. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Very lightly rubbed at extremities with just a few tiny spots to the cloth of the upper board. An excellent, fresh copy. First edition, first printing. A very attractive copy. Bruccoli A6.I.a.
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