First Edition Points and Criteria for Angle of Repose

Year Published: 1971
Author Last Name: Stegner
Author First Name: Wallace Earle
Publisher: Doubleday
Original Price: $7.95
Pages: 569

"FIRST EDITION" is stated on copyright page, and 1971 is found on the title page. Boards are light green cloth with gold lettering on the spine and front, and with blind-stamped wreath also on the front. Endpapers are dark green. There is a possible first issue where a gutter code of "M4" is printed on the last page (page 569). However we have seen this code on all first editions we have examined, so we are not convinced that this is a first edition point. Dust jacket has a photo of the author by Alex Gotfryd on rear. The dust jacket lacks reviews and any mention of the book of the month club. Later issue dust jackets have a blue sticker on the front that says "Winner 1972 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction".

Angle of Repose won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Picture of the 1971 first edition dust jacket for Angle of Repose.
Picture of the 1971 first edition dust jacket for Angle of Repose.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for Angle of Repose.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Angle of Repose.

Picture of dust jacket where original $7.95 price is found for Angle of Repose.
Picture of dust jacket where original $7.95 price is found for Angle of Repose.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Angle of Repose.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Angle of Repose.

Picture of the first edition Doubleday boards for Angle of Repose.
Picture of the first edition Doubleday boards for Angle of Repose.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Angle of Repose.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Angle of Repose.

Picture of the first edition title page for Angle of Repose.
Picture of the first edition title page for Angle of Repose.

There is a gutter code of "M4" on the last page (page 569) that apparently is only found
There is a gutter code of "M4" on the last page (page 569) that apparently is only found on early first editions.

Quick Search:

Search for other books in the FedPo database:

Book:



Market Value:

Use the pre-filled links below to find the market value of Angle of Repose. Remember that the dust jacket is an important part of any book, and so books without their original dust jackets typically have less value.

Book:


Abe Books, Passion for Books
Author:

Title:

Keywords:







Find Books, Save Up To 90% Alibris



Search by author:

by Title:

by Keyword or ISBN:









Popular on FEdPo:


A Brief History of Time  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (U.S.)  The Catcher in the Rye  Gone with the Wind  The Old Man and the Sea  To Kill a Mockingbird  The Hunt for Red October  In Cold Blood  The Grapes of Wrath  Catch-22  Invisible Man  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  A Confederacy of Dunces  East of Eden  For Whom the Bell Tolls  Jaws  Silent Spring  Moby Dick (Illustrated by Rockwell Kent)  The Manchurian Candidate  The Great Gatsby  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (U.S.)  A Fable  The Natural  The Color Purple  Advise and Consent  Sophie's Choice  Of Mice And Men  The Caine Mutiny  Slaughterhouse-Five  House Made of Dawn  

Disclaimer: This website is intended to help guide you and give you insight into what to look for when identifying first editions. The information is compiled from the experience of reputable collectors and dealers in the industry. Gathering and updating information about these books is more an art than a science, and new identication criteria and points of issue are sometimes discovered that may contradict currently accepted identification points. This means that the information presented here may not always be 100% accurate. If you spot a mistake, drop us an e-mail and we will do our best to investigate and correct it.