first edition
noun Date: 1568 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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  • first edition — first printing of a literary work, one copy of a first edition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • first edition — noun 1. a. : the copies of a literary work first printed from the same type and issued at the same time b. : the first pressrun of a newspaper for a given date 2. : a single copy from a first edition * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [singular] : the first… …   Useful english dictionary

  • first edition — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms first edition : singular first edition plural first editions one of the first printed copies of a book a) one of the first printed copies of a newspaper published for a particular day b) the first set of… …   English dictionary

  • first edition — first e dition noun count one of the first printed copies of a book a. one of the first printed copies of a newspaper published for a particular day b. the first set of printed copies of a new magazine, newspaper, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • first edition — first e dition n one of the first copies of a book, which is often valuable ▪ an impressive collection of 19th century first editions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • first edition — 1. the whole number of copies of a literary work printed first, from the same type, and issued together. 2. an individual copy from this number. 3. the first printing of a newspaper for a given date. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • first edition — noun (C) one of the copies of a book that was produced the first time the book was printed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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