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Written in English
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The first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the only book in the series that credits Joanne Rowling as its author (J.K. Rowling's birth name before she took a Author: Rudie Obias. The book collector’s definition is the first printing of the first edition. If the publisher prints more copies of the identical book, those are not first editions. Generally speaking, a first printing will have the same ISBN as all subsequent printings, unless the book changes publishers, formats, or is re-issued with some hoopla.
In addition to printings of a first edition, there are also other editions that are sometimes mistaken for the first edition. The most notorious are know as Book Club Editions, which mislead many people into believing that they have a valuable first edition book when in fact they have a very common book club edition. The first time a publisher releases a new book, all copies of that book printed without major changes can be considered a first edition book. If the initial print run - known as the 'first printing' or 'first impression'- sells out and the publisher decides to produce a subsequent printing with the same typeset, books from that second print run.
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In publishing terms, a first edition book is all copies that were printed from the same setting of type as when first published.
The book is only described as a second edition if significant changes are made to the copy. In collecting terms, a general definition of 1st edition book would be a work's first commercially available appearance in.
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Find first edition books. first Impression • first Issue • first printing. In the world of book collecting, a first edition is generally considered to be the first appearance of a work, in its first printing.
At first this can become somewhat confusing because when a book becomes very popular and is often re-printed many times over a number. Another note here on the use of the term “first edition:” To a publisher, all printings within an edition are the “first edition.” But publishers are the only ones who use the term that way.
In common usage – the way book collectors & booksellers intend it – a “first edition” is only the first printing of the first edition. The best site on the net for info on rare Stephen King books.
Tons of information on US & UK limited editions, 1st editions and more. Many publishers will print the hardcover edition of a book and call that a first edition, then print the same text in paperback and call it a first edition as well.
First Edition book the author or publishers makes changes to the text, adds something (like an appendix or author’s note), or revises the text, there is only one edition from format to : Tirzah Price. Identifying the First Edition of a Book.
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 editions.
The publisher may actually state the words ‘first edition’ or ‘first printing’ on the copyright page. A book can go through several print cycles, sometimes with edits that add in author notes or additional material, so the book in its original form - during its initial release (or first printing) to the public - is what is generally defined as a first edition by collectors and sellers.
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The book was in the earliest binding state, but the presence. The first three definitely aren’t first edition copies and honestly I’m not too sure if the other ones are or not either. A couple of the books had stickers on the jackets that were hard to get off.
The Order of the Phoenix book has a food stain on the first page. The first edition refers to a book's first printing run. For some blockbuster titles, this can be as many as 50, copies or more. But for older books, or books originally published by small imprints, the first run may have been as few as copies.
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Finding and possessing a rare first edition book is often a goal of both the novice and expert book collector. For many vintage books or books published by a small imprint, only or so copies were run for the first edition, so they are both highly sought after and hard to find.
First printing copies are unique because they are the first published record of a book. For collectors, the first edition of a book is the most desired edition, especially if it is signed.
If a book wins an award or otherwise earns acclaim or popularity and the book's first printing was relatively small, copies of the first edition can become. A rare first edition of Isaac Newton's groundbreaking book on the three laws of motion, the text that built the foundation for modern physics, was just discovered in a library on the Mediterranean.
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More often than not, many books that are listed as First Editions or not. From the 's most Publishers use a number line, starting with "1"or a line of alphabet starting .A printing is one print run of a book. So if you ask the printer to pr copies of a book and then you sell them all and go back and ask for another 7, copies, the fi copies was the first printing; the next 7, copies was the second printing.
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