Brian Levine


Antique maps & photographs

Historic Colorado books, documents & artifacts

P.O. Box 3048, Crested Butte, CO 81225-3048 USA

Specialists in Colorado history and the works of:

F. Scott Fitzgerald & Ernest Hemingway

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Aspen, Colorado

Business Directories


Colorado Bottles, historical

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Colorado Mining Stock Certificates

Colorado Whiskey Jugs, historical

Cripple Creek, Colorado

Cripple Creek Mining Directories

Cripple Creek mining stock certificates

Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

Einstein, Albert

Feynman, Richard P.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Gunnison County, Colorado, including Crested Butte

Hecht, Ben

Hemingway, Ernest

Hutchinson Soda Bottles

Jackson, William Henry

Leadville, Colorado

Leadville Directories

San Juan Mountains, Colorado

Silverton Railroad





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First Editions


"... My whole theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence: An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward ...." from The Author's Apology, THIS SIDE OF PARADISE, 1st edition, 3rd printing, 1920.


TENDER IS THE NIGHT, inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1934

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First edition, third printing, inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, September 1940

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Book is inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald to Walter L. Bruington, September 1940, three months before Fitzgerald died.  Walter L. Bruington was an assistant City Attorney of City of Los Angeles, California.  He was also a legal associate of Jesse L. Lasky.  Jesse L. Lasky (1880-1958) was a Hollywood pioneer and founder of Paramount Studios.  By 1939, Lasky had become an independent producer whose main interest was biographies of great Americans.  The life of Mark Twain was a natural, and Lasky negotiated a purchase for the movie rights, the percentages divided between the Twain Estate and Sherman, as Lasky was obliged to include Sherman’s play in the deal. In addition, Lasky hired Sherman to write the preliminary movie treatment for shopping the film around to major studios.  

Walter L. Bruington, lived at 6399 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California.  Major Walter L. Bruington was an Executive Officer, Patent Royalty Adjustment Board, AAF Materiel  Command, Wright Field, O.  List of prmotions in the JUDGE  ADVOCATE  GENERAL'S  DEPARTMENT, 1 January to 15 May 1944.  In 1952, Walter L. Bruington listed as living in Sherman Oaks, California.

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Book condition: covers show some wear; gold print on spine present, but dulled; head of spine slightly frayed; internal pages bright and clean.  Original first edition, first printing dust jacket, supplied, yet lovingly matches book condition: very good plus with some light chipping to head and toe and sunning to spine.

Price: $95,000.00


Please note: all our F. Scott Fitzgerald signatures and/or inscriptions have verifiable provenance.  We invite you to inquire about any of the signed or inscribed Fitzgerald books that are of interest to you.


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Please understand: we are a professional Company offering historic artifacts for sale.  We do not give free advice, issue appraisals, allow photographic duplication without payment, or work with consignment.  If you wish to sell us quality historic artifacts, you must submit precise digital photographs, thorough descriptions, and price you hope to attain.  If any of the aforementioned requirements are not included, your inquiry will be deleted.  Thank you for the respect of our 35 years experience.


"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...."  F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937

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