TENDER IS THE NIGHT. F. Scott Fitzgerald.


New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982. Hardcover. This is copy number 554 of 2000 signed by the illustrator, Fred Meyer, and by Charles Scribner III, who wrote the introduction. This story of Americans on the French Riviera in the 1930s is a portrait of psychological disintegration as a wealthy couple supports a group of dubious friends and hangers-on at the cost of their own stability. Quarto. Designed by Freeman Keith and printed at The Stinehour Press. Bound in full Lee/Jofa natural linen in an ochre and blue Lotus Print, with a printed cream paper spine label. The January 1982 issue of The Monthly Letter of The Limited Editions Club is laid in. A fine copy, accompanied by the original glassine wrapper and housed in the publisher's slipcase, which is very lightly faded along the extremities with just a hint of edgewear. Bruccoli A15.10. Fine. Item #74560

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