Title The Far Side of Paradise - A Biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Book Condition Fair
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher Boston Houghton Mifflin & Co. 1951
Seller ID 000213
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1951. First Edition. Aqua green cloth hardcover with gilt title on front cover and spine. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" tall. 362 pp. An acclaimed biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald (and Zelda) by biographer Arthur Mizener, written while at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Contains black & white photograph illustrations throughout Scott's life, as well as the author's indexed notes and references, a full index, and a precursor author's bibliography of all of Fitzgerald's work (a precursor to the best bibliography, Matthew Bruccoli's revised work from 1987. Overall, fair condition, with flaws noted: Moisture staining present throughout random pages within book, including the edges of most to all photos and endpapers. Frontispiece photo of author shows the worst example of staining present in book. Otherwise internally clean and tight binding. Not ex-library.