Here are the books for 1949. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition criteria (and photos).

Year

Title

Author

Publisher



The Way West

1949


 

The Way West
"First Printing" and "Manufactured in the United States of America" is stated  (more...)

Last: Guthrie
First: A B

Pulitzer Prize

William Sloane Associates
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 340

Nineteen Eighty-Four

1949


 

Nineteen Eighty-Four
The true first edition was published in London by Secker & Warburg. It is  (more...)

Last: Orwell
First: George

 

Harcourt
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 314

Death of a Salesman

1949


 

Death of a Salesman
Copyright page states "PUBLISHED BY THE VIKING PRESS, INC. IN MARCH 1949" on  (more...)

Last: Miller
First: Arthur

Pulitzer Prize

Viking
Original Price: $2.50
Pages: 139

The Man with the Golden Arm

1949


 

The Man with the Golden Arm
FIRST EDITION is stated at the bottom of the copyright page. Boards are  (more...)

Last: Algren
First: Nelson

National Book Award

Doubleday
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 343

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


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