The first edition of this popular work was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1981. It was 439 pages long, and the original retail price was $13.95. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: FIRST EDITION is stated on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. Very often the book has a remainder mark (a house stamp) on the page tops or bottoms. Books without this stamp are more desireable.
Picture of the 1981 first edition dust jacket for A Flag for Sunrise.
Many first editions have a remainder mark (a house stamp) on the page tops or bottoms like the one in this photo. It is simply a stamp and not a first edition point. Books without the stamp are more desireable.
Other first edition points for books by Robert Stone include: Dog Soldiers.
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