The first edition of this classic Joseph Heller book was published by Simon and Schuster in 1961. It was 443 pages long, and the original retail price was $5.95 . The first edition identification criteria are as follows: FIRST PRINTING is stated on the copyright page. Book is blue cloth with white titles on spine and top edge stained red. Dust jacket has $5.95 price on the bottom of the front flap, and author's picture on the back panel with no blurbs.
Picture of the 1961 first edition dust jacket for Catch-22.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Catch-22.
Picture of dust jacket where original $5.95 price is found for Catch-22.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Catch-22.
Picture of the first edition Simon and Schuster boards for Catch-22.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Catch-22.
Picture of the first edition title page for Catch-22.
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