How do I know whether or not a book I have is a first edition?

"What do I look for? I recently bought a book that is very old and I am really curious as to how you find out if a book is a first addition. Thank you."

Asked by Mickey in commenting on the worksheet, "Library Addition: Adding Book Stacks":
In Topics: Recommended Books
> 60 days ago


Answers (1)

rkaiulani writes:
Generally, if you look on the page at the beginning of the book which lists publication date, ISBN number, and other details, you can find out. If there is just one publication date, it is probably a first edition. If there are more, it is a reprint. Hope this helps!
> 60 days ago

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