First edition, first printing of This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Octavo, , 305pp. Publisher’s green cloth, title in gilt on spine. First printing with Scribner’s Seal on copyright page and “Published April, 1920” statement. Free of any marks, notations or ownership inscriptions. Light mark in gutter of front endpaper, visible through the first 7 leaves. Light wear from handling, some rubbing to gilt title on spine. Stable text block. Lacking the exceptionally rare dust jacket. (Bruccoli A5.1.a) A near fine example.
This is the first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first book, one of only 3000 copies printed.