Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Unstated late-forties printing, inscription dated 1953, Grosset & Dunlap reprint, 218 pages. Fitzgerald's masterpiece and perennial student assignment was not always recognized as such. HL Menken wrote at the time: ""Scott Fitzgerald's new novel, The Great Gatsby is in form no more than a glorified anecdote, and not too probable at that." This Grosset reprint is rare with jacket.

Condition: Jacket in acceptable condition, many creases and tears, see photos, book in good condition, wear to boards, inscription on first page and owner name on end paper.

"No---Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men."

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