"Youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness": FIRST EDITION OF Fitzgerald's Tales of the Jazz Age; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922.
First edition of Fitzgerald’s iconic collection, with eleven stories including “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” basis for the award-winning 2008 film. Near fine in the original very good dust jacket with some unnecessary tape repair. Dust jacket illustration by John Held. One of 8,000 copies with “and” on p. 232, on line 6. Bruccoli A9.I.a. Bruccoli & Clark I:132. Smiley, 46. First editions in the original dust jacket are rare.