The first edition of this great read was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1977. It was 247 pages long, and the original retail price was $8.95. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: "First edition, 1977" is stated on the copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. Boards are dark gray with black cloth spine. Dust jacket has two reviews on back panel and photo of the author on the back flap. The bright yellow front of the dust jacket is susceptible to fading.
Picture of the 1977 first edition dust jacket for Property Of.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Property Of.
Picture of dust jacket where original $8.95 price is found for Property Of.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Property Of.
Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux boards for Property Of.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Property Of.
Picture of the first edition title page for Property Of.
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