Stock Image

Romantic Egoists: A Pictorial Autobiography from the Albums of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

Joan P. Kerr

Published by Scribners, NY, 1974
ISBN 10: 0684140861 / ISBN 13: 9780684140865
Used / Cloth / Quantity Available: 1
From On The Road Books (Waynesboro, PA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 70.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Returns Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: Romantic Egoists: A Pictorial Autobiography ...

Publisher: Scribners, NY

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Cloth

Illustrator: Photo Illus. In b&w

Book Condition: Almost Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Literary History

Description:

Book has small bump on bottom edge of spine. DJ 4 corners are lightly rubbed and knicked, 1-1/2" closed tear on bottom front edge of DJ, minor crease on top edge of DJ spine, very small piece missing on top rear edge of DJ 1/32"x1/32". 246pp. Black cloth with bright gilt & copper lettering. 1st Ed. with complete number line. Tght, square, bright copy with firm corners. No remainder mark. No internal names, notes or markings. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover (NP). Photo illus. in b&w. EXTRA POSTAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING REQUIRED DUE TO SIZE & WEIGHT OF BOOK - Flat Rate Priority Med. Box only - $68.00 with tracking, insurance and secure packing. (H) Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18356

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
4.32 avg rating
(183 ratings)

Synopsis: This pictorial autobiography of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald documents two lives that have become legendary. The book draws almost entirely from the scrapbooks and photograph albums that the Fitzgeralds scrupulously kept as their personal record and provides a wealth of illustrative material not previously available. The book offers: Fitzgerald's thoughts about his early loves in St Paul, Minnesota; a photograph of the country club in Montgomery, Alabama, where the two met; reviews of "This Side of Paradise"; poems to the couple from Ring Lardner; snapshots of their trips abroad; Fitzgerald's careful accounting of his earnings; a photograph of the house on Long Island where "The Great Gatsby" was conceived; postcards with Fitzgerald's drawings for his daughter. These rare photographs and memorabilia combine into a narrative augmented by selections from Scott's and Zelda's own writings, conveying the spirit of particuular moments in their lives.

About the Author: MATTHEW J. BRUCCOLI, the Emily Brown Jefferies Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the leading authority on the House of Scribner and its authors. He is the author of Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the editorial director of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. He lives in Columbia.

SCOTTIE FITZGERALD SMITH (19211986) was the only child of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. She worked on the staffs of Time and the New Yorker and wrote for the New York Times and the Washington Post. Smith considered The Romantic Egoists her ultimate tribute to her parents.

The late JOAN P. KERR (19211996), a founding editor of American Heritage magazine, was a specialist in American art and photography.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: On The Road Books
Address: Waynesboro, PA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: November 9, 1999
Bookseller Rating: 3-star rating

Terms of Sale:

Payment by check or money order in US dollars. We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash, check or PayPal. Books are returnable for any reason within 7 days. Buyer pays for shipping & insurance. Books shipped by Priority Mail or Media Mail unless otherwise arranged. Larger shipments sent by most economical and secure method.



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: On The Road Books, PO Box 24, Waynesboro, PA. Phone 717-762-4948. Michael & Shirley Kohler, Booksellers. We accept check, money order or PayPal.