Here are the books for 1948. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition criteria (and photos).

Year

Title

Author

Publisher



Guard of Honor

1948


 

Guard of Honor
"first edition" is stated. (more...)

Last: Cozzens
First: James Gould

Pulitzer Prize

Harcourt Brace and Company
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 631

Crusade in Europe

1948


 

Crusade in Europe
The true first is a signed edition limited to one thousand four hundred and  (more...)

Last: Eisenhower
First: Dwight D.

 

Doubleday and Company
Original Price: $5.00
Pages: 559

The Naked and the Dead

1948


 

The Naked and the Dead
Copyright page has the Rinehart logo (a circle with a script R in the  (more...)

Last: Mailer
First: Norman

 

Rinehart and Company
Original Price: $4.00
Pages: 721

Son of the Moon

1948


 

Son of the Moon
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. (more...)

Last: Hitrec
First: Joseph G.

 

Harpers
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 383

The Sea Chase

1948


 

The Sea Chase
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page above "G-X". The binding is  (more...)

Last: Geer
First: Andrew

 

Harper and Brothers
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 274

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

Raintree County

1948


 

Raintree County
1948 is stated on the title page. Binding is green cloth with no  (more...)

Last: Lockridge
First: Ross

 

Houghton Mifflin Company
Original Price: $3.95
Pages: 1066

The Hunters and the Hunted (U.S.)

1948


 

The Hunters and the Hunted (U.S.)
Macmillan first published this title in the UK in 1947, and then published  (more...)

Last: Sitwell
First: sacheverell

 

Macmillan
Original Price: $4.00
Pages: 314

Other Voices, Other Rooms

1948


 

Other Voices, Other Rooms
FIRST PRINTING is stated on the top of the copyright page. Binding is beige  (more...)

Last: Capote
First: Truman

 

Random House
Original Price: $2.75
Pages: 231

Cry, the Beloved Country (US)

1948


 

Cry, the Beloved Country (US)
The first edition states 1948 on the title page, and an "A" below the rights  (more...)

Last: Paton
First: Alan

 

Charles Scribner's Sons
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 278

Cry, the Beloved County (UK)

1948


 

Cry, the Beloved County (UK)
The first UK edition states FIRST PUBLISHED 1948 on the copyright page.  (more...)

Last: Paton
First: Alan

 

Jonathan Cape
Original Price: 9s. 6d. net
Pages: 269


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