The first edition of this recent Jaimy Gordon book was published by McPherson & Company in 2010. It was 294 pages long, and the original retail price was $25.00. The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: Copyright page has number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" with "2010 2011 2012". Boards are blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Dust jacket has three reviews on the back - by Don Lee, Mary Caponegro, and Stuart Dybek.
The publisher has confirmed that there were 8,000 copies produced in the first printing.
Picture of the 2010 first edition dust jacket for Lord of Misrule.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Lord of Misrule.
Picture of dust jacket where original $25.00 price is found for Lord of Misrule.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Lord of Misrule.
Picture of the first edition McPherson & Company boards for Lord of Misrule.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Lord of Misrule.
Picture of the first edition title page for Lord of Misrule.
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