Item #71959 THE SATURDAY EVENING POST; [12 issues with first appearances by Fitzgerald]. F. Scott Fitzgerald.
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST; [12 issues with first appearances by Fitzgerald].

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST; [12 issues with first appearances by Fitzgerald].

Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Co., 1931-1937. First edition. 12 issues. Folio stapled paperwraps with color illustrated covers. Includes first appearances of 11 Fitzgerald short stories: "A NEW LEAF” in July 4 1931 issue (near fine with just a little darkening to edges); "DIAGNOSIS” in Feb. 20 1932 issue (near fine with address label); "FLIGHT AND PURSUIT” in May 14 1932 issue (good with address label and cover worn at fold, internally mended with archival tape, and detached but still present); "FAMILY IN THE WIND” in June 4 1932 issue (good to very good with partial address label and edge slightly tanned and lightly foxed); "WHAT A HANDSOME PAIR!” in Aug. 27 1932 issue (near fine with address label); "ONE INTERNE” in Nov. 5 1932 issue (very good to near fine with upper corners clipped from front and rear covers); "ON SCHEDULE” in Mar. 18 1933 issue (near fine with address label); "I GOT SHOES” in Sept. 23 1933 issue (very good with address label, foxing to upper front cover, and about ½” trimmed from rear cover fore and upper edges); "NO FLOWERS” in July 21 1934 issue (good to very good with wear along spine fold, upper corner chipped from pp. 71/2, and most pages with 1 - 1.5” fore edge tear); "HER LAST CASE” in Nov. 3 1934 issue (about very good with lower front and upper back cover corners clipped); "TROUBLE” in Mar. 6 1937 issue (good with light foxing to lower edge front cover, fore edges unevenly trimmed, and upper edges a little nicked at rear). AND FIRST APPEARANCE OF FITZGERALD'S ESSAY on writing, “ONE HUNDRED FALSE STARTS” in the Mar. 4 1933 issue (about very good with light foxing to lower edge front cover which has ½” trimmed from fore edge and ¼” from bottom edge). Other notable appearances in the various issues include Frederick Faust (aka Max Brand), William Faulkner, Booth Tarkington, James Norman and Charles Hall, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Ogden Nash, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, J. P. Marquand, Leon Trotsky, Ben Hecht, and Ring Lardner.
Item #71959

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