The first edition of this collectible book was published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1937. It was 262 pages long, and the original retail price was $250. The first edition identification criteria are as follows: The first edition has an "A" and the Scribner's seal on the copyright page. Binding is black cloth with gilt lettering on the cover and green blocks on the spine with gilt lettering.
Picture of the 1937 first edition dust jacket for To Have and Have Not.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for To Have and Have Not.
Picture of dust jacket where original $250 price is found for To Have and Have Not.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of To Have and Have Not.
Picture of the first edition Charles Scribner's Sons boards for To Have and Have Not.
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