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first edition

noun

Simple Definition of first edition

  • : the first set of printed copies of a book; also : a single copy from such a set

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of first edition

  1. :  the copies of a literary work first printed from the same type and issued at the same time; also :  a single copy from a first edition


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