All of our items are guaranteed as described and are shipped on approval. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. The other state dust jacket has a single Jonathan Daniels review, and we have seen many of these. There is a small library tradestamp inside the cover. Housed in a lovely custom slipcase with chemise.
I eagerly grabbed the copy and paid a dollar for it. I am not sure how it is bound but there is no black tape or plastic. But unsigned first printings are extremely valuable as well. Lippincott in Philadelphia in Hardcover. Most of those went to libraries around the country. One state has two reviews on the back flap - by and Phyllis McGinley. Approximately 5,000 first printings were produced.
The dust jacket also Near Fine with a few short tears at the top of the front panel and corresponding creases, and minor wear at the spine ends and corners. The dust jacket has the picture on the back. There are a few things to look for to identify if your copy is a first edition. First, second, and at least third printing dust jackets have a Truman Capote quote in green ink on the front flap. In Caitlins world, everything is black or white.
It is estimated that only 5,000 copies were printed of the first printing. The woodblock, or multiple blocks, can be fit into the page along with the type, allowing text and illustrations to be printed in the same print run and share the same page not possible with engravings, which require thicker, damp paper and much more force; nor with lithographs, which require a different printing process altogether. Remaining half-titles are therefore of interest to collectors. A signed 1st edition is very desirable, but an inscribed copy is rare and sought out. Lippincott, Philadelphia and New York, 1960.
The Daniels state has the Jonathan Daniels blurb on the rear flap. Typically publishing houses would only print a small batch for new authors. My mother bought it about 20 years ago. It was instantly successful and has become a classic of modern American literature. It was named the best novel of the twentieth century by librarians across the country Library Journal. My copy is first edition, seventh printing, 23rd impression. Shipping and insurance charges are additional.
Kathryn Erskine spent many years as a lawyer before realizing that shed rather write things that people might actually enjoy reading. There are two variants of the advance reading copy of To Kill A Mockingbird. This is the first of four book club editions of this title to have been published shortly after publication of the first trade edition. One of only 5,000 copies printed in this first edition. The Jonathan Daniels who wrote the dust jacket review was not Jonathan Myrick Daniels, the Episcopal seminarian killed for his civil rights work in 1965.
The plot and characters are loosely based on the author's observations of her family and neighbors, as well as on an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936, when she was 10 years old. Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful: I would love to meet her. The bottom and top of the spine each have a design like a flower and a vine all in white lettering. But unsigned first printings are extremely valuable as well. If you are interested in an item from one of our catalogues or our website and would like more information before ordering it, please give us a call; one of our salespeople will be happy to speak with you and answer any questions that you might have.
Boards are brown with green cloth spine. It has been translated into more than forty languages and has sold more than forty million copies worldwide. The Daniels state has the Jonathan Daniels blurb on the rear flap. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature. Philadelphia and New York: J. I already have the mockingbird as a symbol. It is a hardcover book and has a brownish cover with a black spine.