The first edition of this great read was published by Random House in 1960. It was 507 pages long, and the original retail price was $5.95 . The first edition identification criteria are as follows: First Printing is stated on the copyright page. The book title on title page is in red text. The book is bound in black cloth with red top stain.
Picture of the 1960 first edition dust jacket for Set This House On Fire.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Set This House On Fire.
Picture of dust jacket where original $5.95 price is found for Set This House On Fire.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Set This House On Fire.
We have noticed that the Random House logo is red-ish on the first edition dust jackets we have handled, while it looks orange on later printing jackets. The later printing jackets are otherwise identical to the first printing jackets.
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