The type is the same as the 1951 first printing, therefore all hardcover copies are,
for the bibliographer, the first edition.
Identifying a first edition is no simple matter. There are thousands of publishers
and they use a large variety of methods, which are often changed, to define first ...
FIRST EDITIONS: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY COLLECT THEM? ... A first
edition is the first published separate edition of a story, novel, poem, or any work
First edition definition, the whole number of copies of a literary work printed first,
from the same type, and issued together. See more.
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Oct 17, 2011 ... Identifying a first edition is no simple matter. ... and they use a large variety of
methods, which are often changed, to define first editions.
A brief introduction to what a first edition book is and why first editions are
Dealers rely on experience and reference books to identify valuable first editions.
What follows is an overview of how to determine whether the book you have is ...
the first set of printed copies of a book; also : a single copy from such a set.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: first edition in a
How do you know if a book is a first edition? Since criteria for indicating a first
edition varies from publisher to publisher, there's no easy answer. To complicate