THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED. F. Scott Fitzgerald.

THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED

Toronto: The Copp Clark Co., Limited, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. First Canadian edition, first issue with no publisher's ads at the rear. Fitzgerald's semiautobiographical and sadly prophetic second novel explores New York cafe society and the American Eastern elite during the Jazz Age. As in his other novels, Fitzgerald's characters are complex, especially with respect to marriage and intimacy. Octavo. Original dark bluish green cloth binding, with gilt and blind-stamped titles. Period previous owner's ink signature and date (1923) to the front flyleaf. Small bit of wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Bruccoli A8.1.b. Very good. Item #66050

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