First Edition Points and Criteria for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain

Year Published: 1992
Author Last Name: Butler
Author First Name: Robert Olen
Publisher: Henry Holt And Company
Original Price: $19.95
Pages: 249

Copyright page has number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2". Boards are light green with beige cloth spine and red metallic lettering. Review on the front dust jacket flap by Philip Caputo. Reviews on the back of dust jacket by Ann Beattie, Oscar Hijuelos, Frederick Busch, Larry Heinemann, Rick DeMarinis, and James Lee Burke. Back of the dust jacket also has "Ret:0392:001945:50" on the bottom left corner.

A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Picture of the 1992 first edition dust jacket for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.
Picture of the 1992 first edition dust jacket for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of dust jacket where original $19.95 price is found for A Good Scent From a
Picture of dust jacket where original $19.95 price is found for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the first edition Henry Holt And Company boards for A Good Scent From a
Picture of the first edition Henry Holt And Company boards for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Picture of the first edition title page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.
Picture of the first edition title page for A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

Identification picture of A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain.

The book on the top is a first printing.  It has "Ret:0392:001945:50" on the bottom left
The book on the top is a first printing. It has "Ret:0392:001945:50" on the bottom left corner of the dust jacket. The book beneath it is a fourth printing. It does not have the Ret number. The jackets are otherwise identical.

The book on the top is a first printing.  It has light green boards with beige cloth
The book on the top is a first printing. It has light green boards with beige cloth spine and red metallic lettering. The book beneath it is a fourth printing. It has beige boards with a cream cloth spine and the same red metallic lettering.

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