The fifth volume in the Forty-fifth Series of fine books made for the members of The limited Editions Club is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, with an introduction by Charles Scribner III.
The book is illustrated with fourteen color gouaches by Fred Meyer
The typographic plan was devised by Roderick D. Stinehour. The text has been composed in eleven-point Monotype Bell, with five points of leading; the headings are in Bauer Bodoni italicx.
The composition and printing of the text were performed at The Stinehour Press in Lunenburg, Vermont. The reproductive plates for the illustrations were made by Rainbows, Inc., of Hazardvill, Connecticut, and printed by The Meriden Gravure Company, in Meriden, Connecticut
The page size is 6 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches, and there are 224 pages.
The paper is a soft-white stock with an eggshell finish, specially made for this edition at the Mohawk mill in Cohoes, New York.
The book has been bound at the Stinehour Press in full gray buckram, stamped with a design created by Deborah M. Evetts.