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August 02, 2012

TQOTD - If You Could Have a First Edition Book - Which One Would You Choose?




Happy Thursday GoodChoiceReaders!

So last night, I took a good look at my bookshelf and I realized that while I have a variety of great books (some arcs, some classics, some fantasy), what I don't have are any truly old books - you know, those books that creak when you open 'em up, practically disintegrate in your fingers, and smell amazing? Yea...I want some of those...

Personally, if I could have my hands on any first-edition book, it would most definitely be Moby Dick. (Yes, I know, super weird) I adore that novel and it would be so cool to have an original.

Thursday's Question of the Day: If you could have the first edition of any book in the world, which would it be? 


LET ME KNOW!!



9 comments:

  1. Pride and Prejudice or Northanger Abbey. Only worth bajillions of dollars. :-p

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  2. Jane Eyre...it's one of my favorite books.

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  3. The Count of Monte Cristo, is my favorite book.

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  4. I would want a Charles Dickens book, probably 'A Christmas Carol' or 'Great Expectations' but maybe 'The Pickwick Papers' because it was his first book...

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  5. Definitely Little Women. It's my very favorite book and always will be.

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  6. Okay, don't know if this book is old enough to count but I love The Giver by Lois Lowry and would love to have an original! Maybe I have to wait 50 or 100 years and then ask!

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  7. The Great Gatsby, that dustjacket is great.

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  8. All AMAZING options!!! Nice choices ladies! :)

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  9. I have to agree with Mindy, I'd want a copy of Jane Eyre as well!

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