The first edition of this book was published by Henry Holt and Company in 1986. It was 338 pages long, and the original retail price was $16.95. First edition criteria are: Copyright page states FIRST EDITION and full number line "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". Boards are white with green cloth spine and gold lettering.
Picture of the 1986 first edition dust jacket for The Beet Queen.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Beet Queen.
Picture of dust jacket where original $16.95 price is found for The Beet Queen.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Beet Queen.
Picture of the first edition Henry Holt and Company boards for The Beet Queen.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Beet Queen.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Beet Queen.
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