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Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird - 1ST EDITION - 4th Printing Original DJ - Harper Lee 1960
New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1961. Please see Item Description. To Kill a Mockingbird LEE, HARPER Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company Location: Philadelphia, PA Date: 1961 Binding: Octavo, original quarter bound green cloth with brown paper boards and brown stamped lettering on spine. Pages: 296 Original Price: $3.95 Edition: First Edition Printing: Fourth Printing Description: First Edition, Fourth Printing of Harper Lee's first novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Published by J.B. Lippincott Co. in 1960, the book became an almost immediate bestseller, winning the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and remains one of the best-loved classics of all time. It has been translated into more than forty languages and has sold more than forty million copies worldwide. Only two years after its publication, with the book's popularity soaring, it was made into the three-time Academy Award winning film starring Gregory Peck. Because Harper Lee had never published a book before, the publisher had only an estimated first printing run of 5,000 copies, many of which went to public libraries, where they put the usual library marks on them. Due to the fact that it was such a sensational hit, it was also well read, which means that finding an early printing with a matching dust jacket is becoming more and more rare. This iconic cover of a tree in autumn designed by Shirley Smith was printed on a type of photographic paper, which unfortunately shows every nick and crease and often is found quite sun-faded to the spine, where it often gets the most wear, making this a very desirable copy. Condi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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