TAPS AT REVEILLE. Fitzgerald, Scott.

TAPS AT REVEILLE. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Octavo, original green cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore-edge rough trimmed. First edition, first printing with "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page. There was a single printing of 5100 copies of the first edition. This is a second state copy with pages 349-352 canceled and three revisions on pages 350 and 351. A collection of eighteen stories, the fourth and final collection of short fiction published by Fitzgerald. Bruccoli A18.1.a2. Formerly the Scott Cunningham copy with his unicorn bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. The endpapers are lightly tanned, less so than is usually the case. The top edge of the text block is dusty, otherwise the book is in fine condition. There is only printing of the jacket and this one has the printed price of $2.50 on the back flap and does not have the price rubber-stamped on the front flap that is present on some copies (this is not an issue point, it is a state, and the priority, if any, is unknown. The jacket on this copy is about good with tanning to spine panel and along flap folds, wear along top and bottom edges, several closed tears along folds, rubs and nicks along folds, and internal brown paper tape mends at spine ends. (#160333).

Price: $1,250.00

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First edition, first printing with Scribner seal on copyright page.