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.
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Origin of first edition
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby first edition
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Example sentences from the Web for first edition
Fight against the first-edition craze, which is the maddest craze that ever affected book collecting.The Private Library|Arthur L. Humphreys