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What is a first edition?

What is a first edition?What is a first edition?

A first edition is the first text print in a given state. Is the first impression of a work.
It is sought after by collectors, bibliophiles, for its rarity, specific characteristics and quality of his condition. It can be printed on a luxury paper ("deluxe edition") and numbered, which makes it even more valuable, or current paper. Signed by the author will be particularly sought that the author is prized ... (see our article " What is an author autograph sending ").

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