The printer's key, also known as the number line, is a line of text printed on the
copyright page of books, used to indicate the print run. Publishers started to use ...
Dec 21, 2010 ... This "1" on this number line shows that this is a first printing ... With each printing
of a book, the publisher instructs the printer to remove the ...
Mar 26, 2007 ... First edition identification can be a complex and sometimes maddening task, but
there's no question that recent books are easier to nail down ...
In publishing terms, an edition is technically all copies of a book that were ...
Sometimes the number line is also accompanied by the words 'first edition', but
A fabulous new counting book from Bill Martin, Jr. Rock it, Sock it, Number Line!
Numbers and Veggies, Party Time! 1 rockets through the sky, and parachutes ...
There are many ways that publishers identify their books as a first edition. Some
common ones ... A number line such as 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1, or something similar.
May 31, 2016 ... So if 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 is at the bottom of the page, it is a first printing; if the
number one has been removed, so the number line is 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ...
On the bottom is the number line that counts down from 10 to 1. The presence of "
1" on the low end of the number line indicates that this book is a first printing.
The books The first ten Numberline Lane books (Walter One to Jenny Ten) are
now available. Since you can't flip through the books on-line we've included ...
Thus you could see the words "First Edition" on a book with the number starting at
4 or ..... There is no reference to 'First Edition' but the A is in the number line.