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limited edition

an edition, as of a book or lithograph, limited to a specified small number of copies.
Origin of limited edition
First recorded in 1900-05
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limited-edition, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It has been printed in a limited edition and the type has been distributed.

    The Curved Blades

    Carolyn Wells
  • limited edition, with portrait after F. Millet and facsimile.

  • Think what that 'common dog-rose' would bring in a limited edition!

    Prose Fancies Richard Le Gallienne
  • Only as a subscriber, possessing a numbered set of a limited edition, could one obtain the quintessence of literature.

    Bizarre Lawton Mackall
  • “An Old Sketch-Book,” however, was a large and costly volume of a limited edition, and hardly manageable for the present purpose.

    The Pioneer Trail Alfred Lambourne
British Dictionary definitions for limited edition

limited edition

an edition of something such as a book, plate, etc, that is limited to a specified number
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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