Pub Year

Title

Author

Publisher

Original Price

Pages

1969

Slaughterhouse-Five

Vonnegut, Kurt

Delacorte Press

$5.95

186

The first edition of this classic Kurt Vonnegut book was published by Delacorte Press in 1969. It was 186 pages long, and the original retail price was $5.95 . The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: First Printing is stated on the copyright page. Dust jacket price reads $5.95 on the upper corner of the front flap.

Slaughterhouse-Five is one of Time Magazine's 100 Best Novels. Other Time 100 Novels include The Confessions of Nat Turner and Portnoy's Complaint



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Picture of the 1969 first edition dust jacket for Slaughterhouse-Five.

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wendy
September 7, 2008, 6:23 am
JUST WONDERING IF SOMEOE CAN TELL ME WHERE I CAN FIND A COPY OF THE DRAWING OF THE LOCKET WITH THE SERENITY PRAYER ON IT THAT CHARACTER 'MONTANA WILDHACK' WEARS. i MUST BE USING THE WRONG KEYWORDS OR SOMETHING.. BCS i CAN'T SEEM TO FIND AN IMAGE OF IT ANYWHERE. (THO i HAVE ONLY BEEN LOOKING FOR ABOUT 20MINUTES.. BUT AT 4AM.. ITS TIME TO GIVE IN AND JUST ASK! LOL) tHANKS FOR ANY IDEAS! ~wENDY T-K. (AGE 35 LYNNWOOD, WA USA)
fred
September 10, 2008, 5:48 pm
i was wondering...does the first edition,first printing have a page near the end of the book that indicates it was printed by "American Book-Stratford Press"?
thanks for any help
tenley
August 21, 2010, 9:28 am
Would anyone be able to tell me the name of the font, used in the first publication?
Tom
August 25, 2010, 8:26 pm
On one of the last pages of the first edition it says: "This book was set in Baskerville and Times Roman types"


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