Babel. F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Cournos.


New York: Boni and Liveright, (1922). First American edition. 8vo, 431pp; red cloth. Small ink spot to foredge; faint offsetting to endsheets, else fine in a a very lightly faded dust jacket with just a couple of short closed tears and a bit fraying at spine ends. Item #205411

The third volume of a trilogy by Cournos, a neglected modernist who was a friend and peer to his better-known contemporaries James Joyce, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot et al. This edition is exceedingly scarce in the original dust jacket, which features a blurb written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was the first of only five that Fitzgerald provided to publishers (Bruccoli G1) appearing here at about the same time as his novel The Beautiful and Damned.

Price: $1,750.00

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