First Editions: A Guide to Identification

First Editions: A Guide to Identification

by Edward N. Zempel

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Verbatim quotations from nearly 3,000 publishers about how they distinguish first from subsequent editions, integrating and sometimes contrasting their most recent statements with those from the 1984 and 1989 editions, the 1977 predecessor volume, and similar collections dating back as far as 1928. The arrangement is alphabetical by publisher with extensive cross-referencing of imprints and changed names. A short section also covers book club editions. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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