The true first edition was a limited signed edition published by the Franklin Library under a special arangement with Random House, the publisher of the first trade edition. The first 6 pictures are of the Franklin first edition, and the bottom 4 pictures are of the Random House first trade edition.
On the Firing Line is classified in the following category: Politics
This is the true first edition of On the Firing Line was published by the Franklin Library.
This is the copyright page from the true first Franklin Library edition.
The true first Franklin Library edition was signed by William F. Buckley Jr.
This page is from the true first Franklin Library edition.
This is the title page from the true first Franklin Library edition.
This letter came with the true first Franklin Library edition.
This is the first trade edition dust jacket of On the Firing Line.
This is the copyright page from the first trade edition.
This is the front flap from the first trade edition dust jacket.
This is the back panel of the first trade edition dust jacket.
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