First Edition Points and Criteria for The Moviegoer

Year Published: 1961
Author Last Name: Percy
Author First Name: Walker
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $3.95
Pages: 242

FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. Boards are slate blue with red cloth spine. Spine lettering is gold, with design in black on both front and spine. The book also has a slate blue top stain. There is a note about the author on the last page that should not mention any other books other than this, his first novel. The dust jacket has "0561" on the bottom of the front flap, and no reviews on the rear flap.

The Moviegoer won the National Book Award. This book is also one of Time Magazine's 100 Best Novels. Other Time 100 Novels include Catch-22 and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Picture of the 1961 first edition dust jacket for The Moviegoer.
Picture of the 1961 first edition dust jacket for The Moviegoer.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Moviegoer.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Moviegoer.

Picture of dust jacket where original $3.95 price is found for The Moviegoer.
Picture of dust jacket where original $3.95 price is found for The Moviegoer.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Moviegoer.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Moviegoer.

Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for The Moviegoer.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for The Moviegoer.

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

Picture of the first edition title page for The Moviegoer.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Moviegoer.

Identification picture of The Moviegoer.

Identification picture of The Moviegoer.

Identification picture of The Moviegoer.



Other first edition points for books by Walker Percy include: Lancelot.

\"Lancelot" 

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