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the whole number of copies of a literary work printed first, from the same type, and issued together.
an individual copy from this number.
the first printing of a newspaper for a given date.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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He wrote to everybody that had purchased his
But if you're thinking pristine, kept-in-its-original-jacket
, think again.
He came in one evening, after the
had gone to bed.
The last chapter in that
was all about raising children.
But having a a book signed-especially if it's a
-can absolutely raise its price.
But in the drawings in the
of the book, they're in clothes.
Convictions expressed with the utmost confidence in the
of a book are scornfully renounced in the second.
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