First Edition: May 2008 is stated on the copyright page with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Boards are light orange/yellow paper with gold lettering on a black paper spine. Dust jacket has three reviews on the back - by Orson Scott Card, Ridley Pearson, and Katherine Neville.
Picture of the 2008 first edition dust jacket for The Host.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Host.
Picture of dust jacket where original $25.99 price is found for The Host.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Host.
Picture of the first edition Little, Brown and Company boards for The Host.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Host.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Host.
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