The bibliographical definition of an edition includes all copies of a book printed “
from ... However, book collectors generally use the term first edition to mean ... of
identifying first edit...
We venture to say that no other piece of terminology has caused so much
contention among booksellers and collectors as that of first edition. In publishing
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
Positively identifying first editions from later editions in the shortest possible time
greatly increases the enjoyment and satisfaction of book collecting. Dealers rely ...
For these publishers, the absence of a later printing statement is the key to
identifying the first edition. Books with "First and Second Printings before
Jan 17, 2001 ... A document discussing the difference between editions and printings in
relationship to the collecting of ... In figure 6 we can establish the first edition
status of the book but not which printing it is. .... How to identify a BCE
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Oct 17, 2011 ... Identifying a first edition is no simple matter. There are thousands of publishers
and they use a large variety of methods, which are often ...
Nov 8, 2012 ... Each company does their first edition identification (if they do any at all) ... I'm
going to use some books from around my house to illustrate:.
Free searchable database of modern first edition books. Includes images and
points of issue to assist collectors in the identification of true first editions.
Oct 9, 2015 ... One thing that distinguishes the book collector from the casual reader is a
preference for owning first editions.