A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

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A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by CascadeChris » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:00 pm

A buddy of mine that owns a local shop gave this to me today. He got it in a buyout and knew I would want it. Um, yeah! Goes well with my matching latest edition. Guess I'm buying lunch :D

So is this a 1st edition? There is a similar one on Ebay but seller calls it a 2nd ed... Bonus points, can you name the red book its laying on??

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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by CascadeChris » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:02 pm

And the newer one I bought from Mike (always the salesmen lol) then had Jeff sign it too...

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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by messydesk » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:08 pm

Nice. Looks like you picked up the Newcomb large cent book. Is that edition still hand-written?
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by PacificWR » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:45 am

Very nice!

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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by dave700x » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:00 am

Nice score!
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by CascadeChris » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:23 am

messydesk wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:08 pm
Nice. Looks like you picked up the Newcomb large cent book. Is that edition still hand-written?
Sure is JB. Grabbed these for a little light bathroom reading as well...
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by CascadeChris » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:25 am

So this is a first edition correct? Also, how often does the large leather bound version come to market? Anyone track those?
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by messydesk » Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:20 am

If the Newcomb book is a "deluxe" leather one, that's extra nice. The Breen book needs to be referenced in light of Breen's propensity for passing the boundaries of sound research practices, but is still interesting.
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by CascadeChris » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:58 pm

JB, the Newcomb is not leather bound so I dont think it's the deluxe edition. I was talking about the Top-100 books that were 9"x11" or something like that and leather bound. I remember reading somewhere, or being told by Mike or Jeff, that they made 100 of them as collectors editions and wondering if they ever come up for sale. Also, is mine above a 1st edition?

About Breen, yeah, I know full well to take his words with a grain of salt. And his, um, proclivities. Haven't read it yet though so thought I should.
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by vampicker » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:01 am

Pretty sure the fake leather plastic cover job you have is a first edition. I have a copy of the larger format hardbound 'Top 100' and it states it is a second edition limited to 100 copies. There are pictures of Fey and Oxman signing stacks of 1st editions the day before they were released and they look just like your copy minus the plastic.
About the only chance a collector would have of acquiring a copy of the second edition is a book auction from a firm like Kolbe & Fanning
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by CascadeChris » Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:30 am

Thanks JR. I remember Mike telling me the stories of the days surrounding its release. Must have been a very fun time for them. I figured the larger limited edition is a unicorn in the market. Would be nice to have one though..
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Re: A nice gift!.. 1st edition?

Post by Tekkie1 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:18 am

And signed!!
Really nice Chris!
Lunch should be on you ;) :)

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