The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Arion Press (1984); also the Limited Editions Club (1980)

F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s (1896-1940) The Great Gatsby is one of the greatest and most widely read of all twentieth century American novels. While it received some critical praise when first released in 1925 (for instance, T.S. Eliot told Fitzgerald it was “the first step that American fiction has taken since Henry James“), sales failed to follow and within a few years the book was largely forgotten. However, after Fitzgerald’s death … Continue reading The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Arion Press (1984); also the Limited Editions Club (1980)

My Visit to Arion Press, Part Three – Books (1st Set)

In previous articles concerning my recent visit to Arion Press, I covered the equipment and art to be found in their facilities. Of course, what most of you want to see is their beautiful books, which is, after all, Arion’s raison d’être.  Seeing all of the editions that have been created by Arion Press is a wonderful experience. What strikes me as most impressive is the … Continue reading My Visit to Arion Press, Part Three – Books (1st Set)