A collecting forum. CollectingBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » CollectingBanter forum » Collecting newsgroups » Books
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

First Editions Revisited

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old April 8th 06, 03:46 AM posted to rec.collecting.books
external usenet poster
Posts: n/a
Default First Editions Revisited

Okay, another question...

I have just acquired a "First Edition", one of 150 published by a trade
publisher, numbered and signed by the writer and slipcased. In all ways a
duplicate of the First Trade edition save for the absence of a dustjacket.

Can anyone tell me the "history" of this type of first edition. Which
writers "deserve" this special treatment; which publishers are known to
issue such pieces? I know of Cornwell and Parker, which suggests a nice
little frill given to long time best sellers. To me, these seem more
"collectable" than the Franklin Press editions, as they stand for some
writing achievement and are not deliberately produced as collectibles, but
more as mementoes to be given out (I assume) by the publisher and writer.



I choose Polesoft Lockspam to fight spam, and you?


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: "Super Heroes Comics" Paperback Editions J.R. Sinclair General 0 January 22nd 06 12:34 PM
Beatrix Potter - 1987 editions - Query Amanda Marchini Books 1 August 19th 04 05:20 PM
rec.collecting.books FAQ Hardy-Boys.net Books 0 May 9th 04 08:39 PM
[FAQ] rec.collecting.books FAQ Mike Berro Books 0 December 26th 03 09:18 PM
BHG Story Book (Help With Editions?) lmcerra Books 0 July 14th 03 11:48 AM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 CollectingBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.