Here are the books for W. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition criteria (and photos).

Year

Title

Author

Publisher



Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farms

1903


 

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farms
1903 is stated on the bottom of the title page and "Published October 1903"  (more...)

Last: Wiggin
First: Kate Douglas

 

Houghton Mifflin Company
Original Price: $1.25
Pages: 327

The Age of Innocence

1920


 

The Age of Innocence
The Age of Innocence first appeared as installments in the Pictorial Review  (more...)

Last: Wharton
First: Edith

Pulitzer Prize

Appleton and Company
Original Price: $2.00
Pages: 365

The Able McLaughlins

1923


 

The Able McLaughlins
"First Edition" and "H-X" (the code for August 1923) is stated on the  (more...)

Last: Wilson
First: Margaret

Pulitzer Prize

Harper & Brothers
Original Price: $2.00
Pages: 263

The Kenworthys

1925


 

The Kenworthys
"First Edition" and "F-Z" (the code for June 1925) is stated on the copyright  (more...)

Last: Wilson
First: Margaret

 

Harper & Brothers
Original Price: $2.00
Pages: 385

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

1927


 

The Bridge of San Luis Rey
The first U.S. edition was published in November, 1927. There were between  (more...)

Last: Wilder
First: Thornton

Pulitzer Prize

Albert & Charles Boni
Original Price: $2.50
Pages: 235

Heaven's My Destination

1935


 

Heaven's My Destination
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. (more...)

Last: Wilder
First: Thornton

 

Harper and Brothers
Pages: 304

Stuart Little

1945


 

Stuart Little
"FIRST EDITION" is stated on the copyright page. Boards are beige pictorial  (more...)

Last: White
First: E.B.

 

Harper & Brothers
Original Price: $2.00
Pages: 131

All the King's Men

1946


 

All the King's Men
"first edition" is stated on copyright page. Boards are maroon. 1st state  (more...)

Last: Warren
First: Robert Penn

Pulitzer Prize

Harcourt Brace and Company
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 464

Delta Wedding

1946


 

Delta Wedding
"first edition" is stated on the copyright page.  (more...)

Last: Welty
First: Eudora

 

Harcourt, Brace and Company
Original Price: $2.75
Pages: 247

The City Boy

1948


 

The City Boy
Copyright page has 7 lines of text on the top, including a line that says  (more...)

Last: Wouk
First: Herman

 

Simon and Schuster
Original Price: $2.95
Pages: 306

The Golden Apples

1949


 

The Golden Apples
first edition is stated on the copyright page. Boards are green with gold  (more...)

Last: Welty
First: Eudora

 

Harcourt, Brace and Company
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 244

The Caine Mutiny

1951


 

The Caine Mutiny
"First Edition" is stated on the bottom left corner of the copyright page.  (more...)

Last: Wouk
First: Herman

Pulitzer Prize

Doubleday & Company
Original Price: $3.95
Pages: 494

The View from the Fortieth Floor

1960


 

The View from the Fortieth Floor
The 1960 date matches on both the copyright page and the title page. There  (more...)

Last: White
First: Theodore

 

William Sloane Associates
Original Price: $4.95
Pages: 468

The Professional: Lyndon B. Johnson

1964


 

The Professional: Lyndon B. Johnson
Fourth printings of The Professional were personally autographed by Lyndon B.  (more...)

Last: White
First: William S.

 

Houghton Mifflin Company
Original Price: $5.00
Pages: 273

The Birds Fall Down

1966


 

The Birds Fall Down
"First published in 1966 by The Viking Press, Inc." is stated on the  (more...)

Last: West
First: Rebecca

 

Viking
Original Price: $5.95
Pages: 435

The Eighth Day

1967


 

The Eighth Day
"First Edition" is stated on the copyright page. Boards are light blue cloth  (more...)

Last: Wilder
First: Thornton

National Book Award

Harper and Row
Original Price: $6.95
Pages: 435

The Double Helix

1968


 

The Double Helix
First Edition is stated on the copyright page. Dust Jacket back has photo of  (more...)

Last: Watson
First: James

 

Atheneum
Original Price: $5.95
Pages: 226

The New Centurions

1970


 

The New Centurions
The first edition points are as follows: FIRST EDITION is stated on the  (more...)

Last: Wambaugh
First: Joseph

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $6.95
Pages: 376

The Third Life Of Grange Copeland

1970


 

The Third Life Of Grange Copeland
First edition is stated on the copyright page. Boards are gray with red  (more...)

Last: Walker
First: Alice

 

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Original Price: $5.95
Pages: 247

The Optimist's Daughter

1972


 

The Optimist's Daughter
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page below the full Random House  (more...)

Last: Welty
First: Eudora

Pulitzer Prize

Random House
Original Price: $5.95
Pages: 180

Augustus

1972


 

Augustus
"First published in 1972 by The Viking Press, Inc." is stated on the  (more...)

Last: Williams
First: John

National Book Award

Viking
Original Price: $7.95
Pages: 305

The Onion Field

1973


 

The Onion Field
"First printing 1973" is stated on the copyright page. Dust jacket has a  (more...)

Last: Wambaugh
First: Joseph

 

Delacorte Press
Original Price: $8.95
Pages: 427

The Hair of Harold Roux

1974


 

The Hair of Harold Roux
FIRST EDITION is stated both on the top of the copyright page, and on the  (more...)

Last: Williams
First: Thomas

National Book Award

Random House
Original Price: $7.95
Pages: 373

The Right Stuff

1979


 

The Right Stuff
"First printing, 1979" is stated on the copyright page. Gray boards. (more...)

Last: Wolfe
First: Tom

 

Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Original Price: $12.95
Pages: 436

Birdy

1979


 

Birdy
First Edition is stated on the copyright page. Boards are blue with gilt  (more...)

Last: Wharton
First: William

National Book Award

Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $8.95
Pages: 310

In the Garden of the North American Martyrs

1981


 

In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
FIRST EDITION is stated on copyright page with no references to subsequent  (more...)

Last: Wolff
First: Tobias

 

Ecco Press
Original Price: $14.95
Pages: 175

The Color Purple

1982


 

The Color Purple
First edition states "First Edition" and the letter code "BCDE" on copyright  (more...)

Last: Walker
First: Alice

Pulitzer Prize

National Book Award

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Original Price: $11.95
Pages: 245

The Barracks Thief

1984


 

The Barracks Thief
FIRST EDITION is stated on copyright page with no references to subsequent  (more...)

Last: Wolff
First: Tobias

 

Ecco Press
Original Price: $12.50
Pages: 101

The Bonfire of the Vanities

1987


 

The Bonfire of the Vanities
The true first edition was a limited edition published by the Franklin  (more...)

Last: Wolfe
First: Tom

 

Franklin Library
Pages: 659

Infinite Jest

1996


 

Infinite Jest
First Edition is stated on the copyright page along with full number line 10  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Little, Brown
Original Price: $29.95
Pages: 1079

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

1997


 

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again
First Edition is stated toward the top of the copyright page, and full number  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $23.95
Pages: 353

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

1999


 

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page with full number line 10 9 8 7  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $24
Pages: 273

A New Kind of Science

2002


 

A New Kind of Science
"First edition. First printing" is stated on the bottom of the copyright  (more...)

Last: Wolfram
First: Stephen

 

Wolfram Media
Original Price: 44.95
Pages: 1197

The Devil Wears Prada

2003


 

The Devil Wears Prada
"FIRST EDITION" is stated above "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" number line on the  (more...)

Last: Weisberger
First: Lauren

 

Doubleday
Original Price: $32.95
Pages: 360

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

2003


 

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
"First Edition" is stated on the copyright page above number line "1 3 5 7 9  (more...)

Last: Willems
First: Mo

 

Hyperion
Original Price: $12.99

Old School

2003


 

Old School
First Edition is stated on the copyright page. Back of dust jacket has two  (more...)

Last: Wolff
First: Tobias

 

Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $22.00
Pages: 195

Everything and More

2003


 

Everything and More
First Edition is stated on the top of copyright page, and full number line 1  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Norton & Company
Original Price: $23.95
Pages: 319

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!

2004


 

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
"First Edition" is stated on the copyright page above number line "1 3 5 7 9  (more...)

Last: Willems
First: Mo

 

Hyperion
Original Price: $12.99

Oblivion

2004


 

Oblivion
First Edition is stated toward the top of the copyright page, and full number  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $25.95
Pages: 329

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

2005


 

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays
First Edition December 2005 is stated near top of copyright page, with full  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $25.95
Pages: 343

Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!

2006


 

Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!
"First Edition" is stated on the copyright page above number line "1 3 5 7 9  (more...)

Last: Willems
First: Mo

 

Hyperion
Original Price: $12.99

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

2008


 

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Copyright page has ISBN 978-0-06-137422-7 and full number line "10 9 8 7 6 5  (more...)

Last: Wroblewski
First: David

 

Ecco Press
Original Price: $25.95
Pages: 566

Salvage the Bones

2011


 

Salvage the Bones
First U.S. edition 2011 is stated above full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2  (more...)

Last: Ward
First: Jesmyn

National Book Award

Bloomsbury
Original Price: $24.00
Pages: 259

The Pale King

2011


 

The Pale King
First Edition: April 2011 is stated on the copyright page near the top with  (more...)

Last: Wallace
First: David Foster

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $27.99
Pages: 548

The Martian

2014


 

The Martian
The Martian was originally self-published under the author's own name in 2011  (more...)

Last: Weir
First: Andy

 

Crown
Original Price: $24.00
Pages: 369


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