The first edition of this classic Peter Benchley book was published by Doubleday & Company in 1974. It was 311 pages long, and the original retail price was $6.95 . The first edition can be identified by the following criteria: First Edition is stated on the copyright page, and 044 is printed on the last page of text.
Picture of the 1974 first edition dust jacket for Jaws.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Jaws.
Picture of dust jacket where original $6.95 price is found for Jaws.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Jaws.
Picture of the first edition Doubleday & Company boards for Jaws.
Other first edition points for books by Peter Benchley include: The Deep.
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