AFTERNOON OF AN AUTHOR: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays

AFTERNOON OF AN AUTHOR: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, first printing (1,500 copies), with the publisher's prospectus laid in. Contains fourteen uncollected short stories and six uncollected essays by Fitzgerald and includes reproductions of photographs from the author's scrapbook in the Princeton Library. The selections from Fitzgerald's uncollected work are evenly distributed over the course of his career as a writer, beginning with the autobiographical essay called "Who's Who - and Why," which he wrote for The Saturday Evening Post in 1920, and ending with "News of Paris - Fifteen Years Ago," a story found among Fitzgerald's papers, apparently written in 1940, and posthumously published in Furioso. Octavo. Original reddish brown cloth binding, with burgundy and silver stamping. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some mild browning along the spine and extremities. Bruccoli A22.1.a. Fine / Near fine. Item #66097

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