The Romantic Egoists, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Signed by Scottie Fitzgerald
[Signed, Presentation by Scottie Fitzgerald] Bruccoli, Matthew J. (ed.). The Romantic Egoists, A Pictorial Autobiography from the Scrapbooks and Albums of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. First Edition. 1974. Book and dust jacket are both in very good condition. This copy is warmly inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s daughter to his literary assistant, Frances Kroll Ring. The inscription reads, “Much love to Frances—happy memories--+ hope there’ll be many more. From Scottie, December, 1974.”
This large book celebrates the couple who captured the zeitgeist of the 1920s, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. It is a social and literary document filled with photos, news clippings, letters, etc. This copy is signed to Frances Kroll Ring who was Fitzgerald’s assistant at the time of his death and became a vital source for his biographers.
“For a man who seems to have been congenitally incapable of balancing a budget, it is extraordinary how meticulous my father was about making and keeping personal records.”
--Scottie Fitzgerald Smith