Definition of first edition
: 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
Examples of first edition in a sentence
There were many errors in the book's first edition.
She owns a valuable first edition of Huckleberry Finn.
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Definition of first edition for English Language Learners
: the first set of printed copies of a book; also : a single copy from such a set
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