The first edition of this widely read book was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1961. It was 242 pages long, and the original retail price was $3.50. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: FIRST EDITION is stated on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. Boards are maroon with cream cloth spine and gold and green letters. The back dust jacket flap has one review for The Black Prince, and one review for the Hard Blue Sky.
Picture of the 1961 first edition dust jacket for The House on Coliseum Street.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The House on Coliseum Street.
Picture of dust jacket where original $3.50 price is found for The House on Coliseum Street.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The House on Coliseum Street.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for The House on Coliseum Street.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The House on Coliseum Street.
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