First Edition Points and Criteria for The Magnificent Ambersons

Year Published: 1918
Author Last Name: Tarkington
Author First Name: Booth
Publisher: Doubleday Page
Original Price: $1.40
Pages: 516

Rust red boards stamped in black. Title page and copyright page should both say 1918 with no other statement of printings. Dust jacket is extremely rare and adds most of the value to the book. Price is stated on the spine. The price on the first issue jacket was $1.40. On later issue jackets, that price was blotted out by the publisher, and $1.50 was written below it.

The Magnificent Ambersons won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Picture of the 1918 first edition dust jacket for The Magnificent Ambersons.
Picture of the 1918 first edition dust jacket for The Magnificent Ambersons.

Picture of the copyright page for The Magnificent Ambersons.
Picture of the copyright page for The Magnificent Ambersons.

Picture of dust jacket where original $1.40 price is found for The Magnificent Ambersons.
Picture of dust jacket where original $1.40 price is found for The Magnificent Ambersons.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Magnificent Ambersons.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Magnificent Ambersons.

Picture of the first edition Doubleday Page boards for The Magnificent Ambersons
Picture of the first edition Doubleday Page boards for The Magnificent Ambersons.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Magnificent Ambersons.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Magnificent Ambersons.

Picture of the title page for The Magnificent Ambersons.
Picture of the title page for The Magnificent Ambersons.

Signature of Booth Tarkington.  Photo courtesy of James Cahill/Rare Books, Inc.
Signature of Booth Tarkington. Photo courtesy of James Cahill/Rare Books, Inc.

Picture of the front dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Magnificent A
Picture of the front dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Magnificent Ambersons.



Other first edition points for books by Booth Tarkington include: Alice Adams.

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