Here are the books for 1951. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition criteria (and photos).

Year

Title

Author

Publisher



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

From Here to Eternity

1951


 

From Here to Eternity
The first edition was a limited edition with an extra page for the signature.  (more...)

Last: Jones
First: James

National Book Award

Charles Scribner's Sons
Original Price: $4.50
Pages: 861

The Catcher in the Rye

1951


 

The Catcher in the Rye
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. Black cloth decoratively  (more...)

Last: Salinger
First: J.D.

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 277

Requiem for a Nun

1951


 

Requiem for a Nun
The true first was a signed numbered edition limited to 750 copies. The  (more...)

Last: Faulkner
First: William

 

Random House
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 286

Lie Down in Darkness

1951


 

Lie Down in Darkness
First Edition is stated on the copyright page. Dust Jacket has price of  (more...)

Last: Styron
First: William

 

Bobbs-Merrill
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 400

The Cruel Sea

1951


 

The Cruel Sea
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page with no references to  (more...)

Last: Monsarrat
First: Nicholas

 

Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $4.00
Pages: 508

God and Man at Yale

1951


 

God and Man at Yale
Title and copyright pages both state 1951 with no statements of subsequent  (more...)

Last: Buckley Jr.
First: William F.

 

Henry Regnery Company
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 240


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