Pub Year

Title

Author

Publisher

Original Price

Pages

1925

The Great Gatsby

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Charles Scribner's Sons

$2.00

218

Title page says 1925. Copyright page has Charles Scribner's Sons logo (SEAL) and no subsequent printing statements. Bound in dark green cloth with blind stamped title and author's name on front cover. Gilt lettered title, author's last name, and publisher's name on spine. Point of issue errors: page 205, lines 9-10 says "sick in tired". Page 60, line 16 says "chatter". Page 119, line 22 says "northern". Page 165, line 16 says "it's". Page 211, lines 7-8 says "Union Street station".

Dust jacket back has upper case J printed over lower case j on Jay Gatsby's name on the back panel.

The Great Gatsby is one of Time Magazine's 100 Best Novels. Other Time 100 Novels include Atonement and The Sun Also Rises



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Other first edition points for books by F. Scott Fitzgerald include: This Side of Paradise.

 


Charlie
June 29, 2009, 6:08 pm
It says "chatter" for a second time on page 211.
Mike
February 28, 2010, 2:01 pm
Hi, I believe I just purchased a first edition. All the points match but my cover isn't blue. It's brown. It was previously owned by a library. Do I have a fake or the product of an overly ambitious library processor?
Mike
Marc
August 2, 2011, 5:18 pm
So if I have all the cover and title page/copyright page points , but not the text error points, what do I have?


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