First Edition Points and Criteria for House Made of Dawn

Year Published: 1968
Author Last Name: Momaday
Author First Name: N Scott
Publisher: Harper & Row
Original Price: $4.95
Pages: 212

The first edition of this Pulitzer Prize winner was published by Harper & Row in 1968. It was 212 pages long, and the original retail price was $4.95. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: "FIRST EDITION" is stated on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. Boards are light gray with silver lettering on a red cloth spine, and red top stain. First issue dust jacket lacks reviews on the back panel. Later issue jacket has two reviews on the back panel - by Publishers' Weekly and John Ridland.

House Made of Dawn won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Picture of the 1968 first edition dust jacket for House Made of Dawn.
Picture of the 1968 first edition dust jacket for House Made of Dawn.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for House Made of Dawn.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for House Made of Dawn.

Picture of dust jacket where original $4.95 price is found for House Made of Dawn.
Picture of dust jacket where original $4.95 price is found for House Made of Dawn.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of House Made of Dawn.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of House Made of Dawn.

Picture of the first edition Harper & Row boards for House Made of Dawn.
Picture of the first edition Harper & Row boards for House Made of Dawn.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of House Made of Dawn.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of House Made of Dawn.

Picture of the first edition title page for House Made of Dawn.
Picture of the first edition title page for House Made of Dawn.

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