First Edition Points and Criteria for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain

Year Published: 1992
Author Last Name: Butler
Author First Name: Robert Olen
Publisher: Henry Holt And Company
Original Price: $19.95
Pages: 249

Copyright page has number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2". Boards are light green with beige cloth spine and red metallic lettering. Review on the front dust jacket flap by Philip Caputo. Reviews on the back of dust jacket by Ann Beattie, Oscar Hijuelos, Frederick Busch, Larry Heinemann, Rick DeMarinis, and James Lee Burke. Back of the dust jacket also has "Ret:0392:001945:50" on the bottom left corner.

A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Picture of the 1992 first edition dust jacket for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.
Picture of the 1992 first edition dust jacket for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of dust jacket where original $19.95 price is found for A Good Scent From a
Picture of dust jacket where original $19.95 price is found for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the first edition Henry Holt And Company boards for A Good Scent From a
Picture of the first edition Henry Holt And Company boards for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the first edition title page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.
Picture of the first edition title page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Identification picture of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

The book on the top is a first printing.  It has "Ret:0392:001945:50" on the bottom left
The book on the top is a first printing. It has "Ret:0392:001945:50" on the bottom left corner of the dust jacket. The book beneath it is a fourth printing. It does not have the Ret number. The jackets are otherwise identical.

The book on the top is a first printing.  It has light green boards with beige cloth
The book on the top is a first printing. It has light green boards with beige cloth spine and red metallic lettering. The book beneath it is a fourth printing. It has beige boards with a cream cloth spine and the same red metallic lettering.

Quick Search:

Search for other books in the FedPo database:

Book:



Market Value:

Use the pre-filled links below to find the market value of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain. Remember that the dust jacket is an important part of any book, and so books without their original dust jackets typically have less value.

Book:


Abe Books, Passion for Books
Author:

Title:

Keywords:







Find Books, Save Up To 90% Alibris



Search by author:

by Title:

by Keyword or ISBN:









Popular on FEdPo:


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (U.S.)  Gone with the Wind  The Caine Mutiny  The Old Man and the Sea  To Kill a Mockingbird  The Grapes of Wrath  The Confessions of Nat Turner  Beloved  The Thorn Birds  In Cold Blood  Twilight  A Confederacy of Dunces  The Bridge of San Luis Rey  The Yearling  The Da Vinci Code  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (U.S.)  Honey in the Horn  For Whom the Bell Tolls  The Hunt for Red October  The World According to Garp  The Color Purple  The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (U.S.)  The Stone Diaries  So Big  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  The Road  Jaws  Red Storm Rising  The Catcher in the Rye  Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil  The Corrections  Carrie  Coming of Age in Samoa  Of Mice And Men  Outlander  Profiles In Courage  A Brief History of Time  Tales of the South Pacific  From Here to Eternity  East of Eden  Dragon's Teeth  Andersonville  The Good Earth  Roots  Scarlett  All the Pretty Horses  

Disclaimer: This website is intended to help guide you and give you insight into what to look for when identifying first editions. The information is compiled from the experience of reputable collectors and dealers in the industry. Gathering and updating information about these books is more an art than a science, and new identication criteria and points of issue are sometimes discovered that may contradict currently accepted identification points. This means that the information presented here may not always be 100% accurate.