136. Fitzgerald (F. Scott) All the Sad Young Men, first edition, first issue with unbattered type to pp.38, 90 and 248, original cloth, spine ends and corners very slightly bumped, near-fine otherwise, dust-jacket, spine ends very slightly frayed, upper corners a little chipped, short split to foot of upper joint, short closed tear to head of upper panel, still overall a near-fine copy, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, New York, 1926.
est. £3000 – £4000
All the Sad Young Men was written at a severe low point in Fitzgerald’s life, he was in financial difficulty and believed that his wife Zelda was involved with another man.