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The Romantic Egoists

BRUCCOLI, MATTHEW J.; SCOTTIE FITZGERALD SMITH; and JOAN P. KERR (Editors). MARGARETA F. LYONS (Art Editor)

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ISBN 10: 0684140861 / ISBN 13: 9780684140865
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1974
Used Condition: As New Hard Cover in Slipcase
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No. 262 of 500 copies, Signed by Scottie Ftizgerald Smith, an editor and F. Scott's daughter. Loosely inserted are two 14" x 11" colour reproductions of Zelda's watercolors. Half maroon cloth over paper boards, gilt titles to the cover cloth and spinestrip, map endpapers, pp. x, 246, profusely illustrated, in fact it's pretty much all illustrations, photos, and newspaper clippings, like a scrapbook, beautifully done and very interesting. Except for a tiny and unobtrusive price sticker to the front pastedown, the book is in As New Condition. Housed in a matching pictorial slipcase. Tiny stain to rear and slightly rubbed at the head, else very good plus. Size: Folio Limited First Edition, Signed & Numbered. Bookseller Inventory # 19057

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Title: The Romantic Egoists

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover in Slipcase

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Signed: Signed By the Editor

Edition: 1st Edition

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This pictorial autobiography of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald documents two lives that have become legendary. The book draws almost entirely from the scrapbooks and photograph albums that the Fitzgeralds scrupulously kept as their personal record and provides a wealth of illustrative material not previously available. The book offers: Fitzgerald's thoughts about his early loves in St Paul, Minnesota; a photograph of the country club in Montgomery, Alabama, where the two met; reviews of "This Side of Paradise"; poems to the couple from Ring Lardner; snapshots of their trips abroad; Fitzgerald's careful accounting of his earnings; a photograph of the house on Long Island where "The Great Gatsby" was conceived; postcards with Fitzgerald's drawings for his daughter. These rare photographs and memorabilia combine into a narrative augmented by selections from Scott's and Zelda's own writings, conveying the spirit of particuular moments in their lives.

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This pictorial autobiography of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald documents two lives that have become legendary. The book draws almost entirely from the scrapbooks and photograph albums that the Fitzgeralds scrupulously kept as their personal record and provides a wealth of illustrative material not previously available. Minnesota; a photograph of the country club in Montgomery, Alabama, where the two met; reviews of This Side of Paradise; poems to the couple from Ring Lardner; snapshots of their trips abroad; Fitzgerald's careful accounting of his earnings; a photograph of the house on Long Island where The Great Gatsby was conceived; postcards with Fitzgerald's drawings for his daughter. These rare photographs and memorabilia combine into a narrative augmented by selections from Scott's and Zelda's own writings, conveying the spirit of particuular moments in their lives.

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