First Edition Points and Criteria for The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel

Year Published: 1989
Author Last Name: Hijuelos
Author First Name: Oscar
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Original Price: $18.95
Pages: 407

The first edition of this Pulitzer Prize winner was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1989. It was 407 pages long, and the original retail price was $18.95. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: "FIRST EDITION, 1989" stated on copyright page. Bound in orange cloth with two gold crowns on the front, and gold lettering on the spine. Back of dust jacket has five reviews for the author's first novel. The book was first published on August 21, 1989, and according to the Advance Reading Copy there were 40,000 first printings.

The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Picture of the 1989 first edition dust jacket for The mambo kings play songs of love: a
Picture of the 1989 first edition dust jacket for The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel.

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Picture of the first edition copyright page for The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel.

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Picture of dust jacket where original $18.95 price is found for The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel.

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Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel.

Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux boards for The mambo kings play
Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux boards for The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The mambo kings play songs
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The mambo kings play songs of love: a novel.

The front of the Advance Reading Copy has no information that distiguishes it from a
The front of the Advance Reading Copy has no information that distiguishes it from a standard paperback edition.

The Advance Reading Copy can be identified from the back.  Here it states that it is an
The Advance Reading Copy can be identified from the back. Here it states that it is an advance reading copy, produced from uncorrected proofs, and not for resale.

Autograph: Signature of Oscar Hijuelos.
Autograph: Signature of Oscar Hijuelos.



Other first edition points for books by Oscar Hijuelos include: Our House in the Last World .

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