A first edition, first state of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Octavo, 218pp. Dark green cloth, title in gilt on spine, blind stamped title and author on front cover. Light wear to front cover cloth, next to title. Scribner’s logo on copyright page. Includes all appropriate first edition issue points, including: “sick in tired” on page 205, “Union Street Station” on Page 211, “northern” on Page 119 and “chatter” on Page 60. Lacking publishers dust jacket. Slight lean to text block. Ownership inscription of Mrs. A.L. Wilkinson of Chester, Illinois on front endpaper, dated Dec/26. Philip C. Duschnes bookplate affixed to front endpaper. (Bruccoli A11.1.a)
Comments: Includes facsimile dust jacket for attractive presentation.