Brian Levine

P.O. Box 3048, Crested Butte, CO 81224-3048 USA

Specialists in Western American, literature, and quantum physics; with a particular focus on Colorado history and the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Civil War Surgeon's Set


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Feynman, Richard P.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Foott, George Art of

Gardner, John C.

Gilpin County, Colorado

Gunnison County, Colorado, including Crested Butte

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Hemingway, Ernest

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Jackson, William Henry

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Stratton, W. S.

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U.S. Military in the Old American West

Ward, Lynd

Western American Exploration

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Wolfe, Thomas


Astro & Nuclear Physics



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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.


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.



First edition, first printing in first printing in original first state dust jacket.  (Reference: Bruccoli, A.15.I.a)

Signed by F. Scott Fitzgerald on front endpaper:


Front and back panels of dust jacket are bright and clean; spine is sunned and colors washed.  There has been some professional conservation work down on the head of the spine and a fractional part of the upper left-hand corner of front panel.  Back panel generally clean and bright, with no conservation work.

Critical blurbs by T.S. Eliot, H.L. Mencken, and Paul Rosenfeld, indicating this dust jacket is a first edition, first printing.  Original first edition, first printing with original first state dust jacket; signed by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Very light discoloration on back.  Condition of original cloth covers: light abrasions or moisture stains on spine; gilt lettering bright.

Book is in very good condition: cloth covers have been lightly stained by moisture; however, gold lettering on spine is bright; internal pages are bright, clean, and with little or no foxing.  Spine is strong; gathers tight.  F. Scott Fitzgerald signature is in black ink of the 1930s.  Provenance on signature provided.


Book was acquired by original purchaser from Hochschild Kohn & Co., Baltimore, Maryland's largest department store in 1934.  Fitzgerald was living in Baltimore when this book was published.  For more detail on Fitzgerald's years in Baltimore, please see the following web page: F. SCOTT FITZGERALD Page 21


TENDER IS THE NIGHT, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, serialized in Scribner's Magazine, 1934

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A set of 4 original Scribner's magazines, published from January through April, 1934, giving readers a preliminary review of the book Fitzgerald had taken 9 years to write.  

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The overall condition of this complete set is very good plus.  The first issue -- January 1934 -- has some damp-staining to covers; however, interior pages are near fine.  Other issues are in very good plus to near fine condition, with interior pages in near fine condition.

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We are always interested in purchasing large or small collections, from countless to single items.  We purchase Western Americana -- books, documents, maps, photographs, ledgers, journals, annual reports, manuscript material, memorabilia, etc.  We also purchase first edition literature, especially books or manuscripts that are signed/inscribed and dust-jacketed, such F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Ben Hecht, Eugene O'Neill, James Joyce, etc.  And, we are interested in science books, such as those by Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Paul Dirac, Linus Pauling, Steven Weinberg, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schroedinger, Niels Bohr, Ernest Rutherford. Max Planck, Ernrico Fermi, Robert Oppenheimer, etc.

"... 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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Boltzmann equation

\left( c \boldsymbol{\alpha}\cdot \mathbf{\hat{p}}+\beta mc^2 \right ) \psi = i\hbar\frac{\partial \psi}{\partial t}\,\!

Dirac equation

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