Here are the books for 1953. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition criteria (and photos).

Year

Title

Author

Publisher



The Enormous Radio

1953


 

The Enormous Radio
Contains "I" on copyright page. Blue-green cloth stamped in gilt on spine.  (more...)

Last: Cheever
First: John

 

Funk & Wagnalls Company
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 237

Go Tell it on the Mountain

1953


 

Go Tell it on the Mountain
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. (more...)

Last: Baldwin
First: James

 

Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 303

The Spirit of St. Louis

1953


 

The Spirit of St. Louis
The first edition was a signed and numbered presentation edition. Below is  (more...)

Last: Lindbergh
First: Charles

Pulitzer Prize

Charles Scribner's Sons
Original Price: $5.00
Pages: 562

The Adventures of Augie March

1953


 

The Adventures of Augie March
"Published by The Viking Press in September 1953" is stated on the copyright  (more...)

Last: Bellow
First: Saul

National Book Award

Viking Press
Original Price: $4.50
Pages: 536


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