The first edition of this recent Philip Roth book was published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in 2007. It was 292 pages long, and the original retail price was $26.00. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: Copyright page has full number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". Boards are black with black cloth spine. Back of dust jacket has photo of the author with no reviews. There was a special presentation edition that was signed by the author and limited to 750 copies. It was issued without the dust jacket and likely preceded the unsigned edition.
Picture of the 2007 first edition dust jacket for Exit Ghost.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Exit Ghost.
Picture of dust jacket where original $26.00 price is found for Exit Ghost.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Exit Ghost.
Picture of the first edition Houghton, Mifflin and Company boards for Exit Ghost.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Exit Ghost.
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