First Edition is stated on the bottom of the copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. 1974 is present on the title page. Boards are orange/yellow cloth with author's initial and design embossed on the front, purple metallic lettering on the spine, and green top stain. Dust jacket has a single review on the back by Nancy Hale, after reading the proofs of Celestial Navigation. Back dust jacket flap states 3/74.
Picture of the 1974 first edition dust jacket for Celestial Navigation.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Celestial Navigation.
Picture of dust jacket where original $6.95 price is found for Celestial Navigation.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Celestial Navigation.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for Celestial Navigation.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Celestial Navigation.
Picture of the first edition title page for Celestial Navigation.
The first edition of Celestial Navigation has green top stain.
The publisher's Borzoi logo is embossed on the true first edition and should not be confused with a book club depression.
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