"First printing 1973" is stated on the copyright page. Dust jacket has a photo of the author on the back and a single review by Truman Capote. The dust jacket remains exactly the same until at least the fifth printing. Boards are black with gold lettering on the spine, and red and blue metalic lines across spine and front. Published in September 1973.
The Onion Field is classified in the following category: Crime
Picture of the 1973 first edition dust jacket for The Onion Field.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Onion Field.
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Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Onion Field.
Picture of the first edition Delacorte Press boards for The Onion Field.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Onion Field.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Onion Field.
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