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VJ Books answers your questions about Book Editions
Book editions, or book printings, follow the standard conventions used by various publishing houses. VJ Books use of "1st edition" in a book's description denotes a First Edition/First Printing of the book being described. Later printings (when offered) will always be disclosed. Special printings, deluxe bindings, limited/numbered editions, and valued reprints (another version of a First Edition Thus) will always be disclosed in the description. Occasionally, a first hard cover appearance (where the true first is a paperback) will be released with the acceptable first editions marking in place. In these cases, our description will read 1st Edition Thus.
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