London: The Bodley Head [through 1963], 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Six first printings of the only complete collected works of F. Scott Fitzgerald ever published, including all the novels, autobiographical pieces, and short stories (twelve of which do not appear in Malcolm Cowley's The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald), and a selection of letters to Frances Scott Fitzgerald. With an essay by J. B. Priestly and an introduction to the short stories by Cowley. 8vo: 456; 456; 441,; 443,; 488; 381,pp. Matching publisher's scarlet cloth bindings, spines stamped in gold, bluish-grey dust jackets printed in red and black, the first four priced 20s, the final two, 25s. Volume one is a review copy, with publisher's notice laid in. Each volume published in an edition of 6,000 or fewer copies. A superlative set, bindings square and tight, pages clean, fresh, and bright, save volume one, whose top edge is dust-speckled. Dust jackets are about Fine, with spine panels darkened (as virtually always) and brief edge wear. Bruccolli AA5. Fine / Fine-. Item #BB2000
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