Pub Year

Title

Author

Publisher

Original Price

Pages

1979

The Right Stuff

Wolfe, Tom

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

$12.95

436

The first edition of this great book was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1979. It was 436 pages long, and the original retail price was $12.95. First edition criteria are: "First printing, 1979" is stated on the copyright page. Gray boards.

The Right Stuff is classified in the following category: History



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Picture of the 1979 first edition dust jacket for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the 1979 first edition dust jacket for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Right Stuff.

Picture of dust jacket where original $12.95 price is found for The Right Stuff.

Picture of dust jacket where original $12.95 price is found for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Right Stuff.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Right Stuff.

Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux boards for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux boards for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Right Stuff.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Right Stuff.

Picture of the first edition title page for The Right Stuff.

Picture of the first edition title page for The Right Stuff.



Other first edition points for books by Tom Wolfe include: The Bonfire of the Vanities.

 


pearlsdad09
March 31, 2010, 5:16 pm
Tom
what size is the true first? how can you ID a BCE? thx
Tom
April 1, 2010, 7:46 am
The first is 8.5 inches tall, and 5.75 inches across. I haven't seen a book club in a while so I can't remember if it is smaller. I do remember that it was obvious. I will do some research.
pearlsdad09
April 23, 2010, 4:41 pm
Thanks Tom; ours fits your measurement description; that's great news! we appreciate it.


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