The first edition of this book was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2003. It was 195 pages long, and the original retail price was $22.00. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: First Edition is stated on the copyright page. Back of dust jacket has two reviews - San Francisco Chronicle and Boston Globe. The front and back dust jacket flaps lack any reviews.
Picture of the 2003 first edition dust jacket for Old School.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Old School.
Picture of dust jacket where original $22.00 price is found for Old School.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Old School.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for Old School.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Old School.
The first issue dust jacket is on the left. It has the original reviews by San Francisco Chronicle and Boston Globe. The dust jacket on the right is the second issue dust jacket found on later printings. It has reviews by Entertainment Weekly and LA Weekly.
The dust jacket on the left is the first issue. It has no reviews on the front flap. Reviews were added to later printing jackets like the one on the right.
The dust jacket on the left is the first issue. It has no reviews on the back flap. The reviews from the back of the first issue dust jacket were moved to the back flap of the later issue dust jacket (the one on the right).
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