First Edition Points and Criteria for The Winthrop Woman

Year Published: 1958
Author Last Name: Seton
Author First Name: Anya
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Original Price: $4.95
Pages: 586

First Printing is stated on the copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. Note: The book club edition also states First Printing. See photos below for differences between the true first edition and the book club edition.

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Picture of the 1958 first edition dust jacket for The Winthrop Woman.
Picture of the 1958 first edition dust jacket for The Winthrop Woman.

Identification picture of The Winthrop Woman.

Identification picture of The Winthrop Woman.

Identification picture of The Winthrop Woman.

The true first edition is on the top in this photo, and the book club edition is on the
The true first edition is on the top in this photo, and the book club edition is on the bottom. The only distinguishing characteristic between the two books is that the book club edition has a small indentation on the bottom right corner of the book, and the true first edition does not.

The most important difference between the true first edition and the book club edition
The most important difference between the true first edition and the book club edition dust jacket is that the true first edition has a price of $4.95 on the upper front flap while the book club edition simply says "BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB* SELECTION". The true first edition jacket is the one on the top of this photo. If the price is clipped, the next two photos can also help identify the jacket.

The upper back flap of the book club edition dust jacket says "BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH" and
The upper back flap of the book club edition dust jacket says "BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH" and "continued from front flap". The true first edition dust jacket (the top one) lacks both of these points.

The back flap of the true first edition dust jacket (the top one) says that John K.
The back flap of the true first edition dust jacket (the top one) says that John K. Hutchens is from The Saturday Review. The book club edition identifies him as being from New York Herald Tribune. The book club edition also says "Printed in U.S.A." and "*034".



Other first edition points for books by Anya Seton include: Green Darkness, Devil Water, Avalon.

\"Green \"Devil \"Avalon" 

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