First Edition: September 2011 is stated in the middle of the copyright page, and full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 is present on the bottom of the copyright page. Board are navy blue cloth with Little Brown logo embossed on the front and silver lettering on the spine. Front of dust jacket has a quote from Jonanthan Franzen, which is taken from his review on the back of the dust jacket. Back of dust jacket has five reviews - by James Patterson, David James Duncan, Jay McInerney, Nicholas Dawidoff, and Jonathan Franzen.
Picture of the 2011 first edition dust jacket for The Art of Fielding.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Art of Fielding.
Picture of dust jacket where original $25.99 price is found for The Art of Fielding.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Art of Fielding.
Picture of the first edition Little, Brown boards for The Art of Fielding.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Art of Fielding.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Art of Fielding.
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