8vo. Original green cloth (a few tiny stains, corners slightly rubbed, small bump to fore-edge upper cover, tiny abrasion to cloth lower edge upper cover); pictorial dust jacket (some darkening, particularly to spine panel, some light wear, a few short tears to edges with occasional minor losses, adhesive remnants to front flap).
FIRST EDITION of Fitzgerald's third collection of short stories. Of the nine stories, one of the best received, "Absolution," was originally planned to explain the background of The Great Gatsby. Bruccoli A13.1.a.