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Great Gatsby sheets

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sold in unfolded sheets | $60 Price includes USPS Priority Mail shipping within the US when purchased through Etsy.

F. Scott’s Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby serves as a harsh critique of The American Dream. This publication commemorates its 2021 entry into the public domain. Eight signatures of five folios, four signatures of four folios, 224 pages total. Includes four matching blank sheets for use as endpapers.

unfolded page size (short grain) 8.5 x 11”
folded text block: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5/8"

Formatted from public domain text and laser printed onto 70 lb text weight "natural" white paper (close to the tone of Arches text).