Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 170

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. Tender is the Night. Illustrated by Edward Shenton. 8vo, publisher's dark green cloth, spine gilt-lettered, spine lean; dust jacket, spine panel faded, foot torn with loss, smaller chips along top edges, several small (stapled?) punctures to panels and flaps, folds rubbed; small booklabel to rear pastedown, ownership signature in pencil. Provenance: The Forbes Collection. First edition, first printing with unrepaired first issue dust jacket having blurbs by Eliot, Mencken and Rosenfeld, and $2.50 price intact. Bruccoli A14.1.a; Connolly, The Modern Movement 79. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934