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    F. Scott Fitzgerald Association Copy: The Great Gatsby. (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1925), first edition with all correct first issue points, 218 pages, original dark cloth with titles in blind on the front cover and gilt titles on the spine, 12mo (5.5" x 7.75"), uniform toning to pages throughout, ghosting at the front and rear endpapers, light shelf wear to boards, else very good.

    The copy on offer is inscribed on the ffep by Fitzgerald's mother, Mary (Mollie) McQuillan. She has written in large hand "For Mrs. Harlow/ From the mother of the author/ Washington/ July 1925". Included is a personal letter, dated April 7, 2006 from the granddaughter of Mrs. Harlow that details the relationship her grandmother's family had with the Fitzgeralds. There are two original photos, one of Fitzgerald's daughter Scotty, the other of Scotty with Faith Harlow, daughter of Mrs. Harlow at the Harlow's residence, "Journey's End". There are several newspaper clippings with stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald's death on the front and back endpapers. A highly collectible association copy of a rare book.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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