The first edition of this great book was published by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy in 1961. It was 367 pages long, and the original retail price was $4.95. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: "FIRST PRINTING, 1961" is stated on the copyright page. Green boards with red top stain.
Picture of the 1961 first edition dust jacket for A New Life.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for A New Life.
Picture of dust jacket where original $4.95 price is found for A New Life.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of A New Life.
Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Cudahy boards for A New Life.
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