The first edition of this must-have book was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 1971. It was 230 pages long, and the original retail price was $6.95. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: "First printing, 1971" is stated on the copyright page.
Picture of the 1971 first edition dust jacket for The Tenants.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Tenants.
Picture of dust jacket where original $6.95 price is found for The Tenants.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Tenants.
Picture of the first edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux boards for The Tenants.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Tenants.
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