To Kill a Mockingbird

by Lee, Harper

To Kill a Mockingbird is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was instantly successful and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are loosely based on the author's observations of her family and neighbors, as well as on an event that occurred near her hometown in 1936, when she was 10 years old. The novel is renowned for its warmth and humor, despite dealing with serious issues of rape and racial inequality.

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It is estimated that only 5,000 copies of To Kill a Mockingbird were published in the first printing, and two states of the book were printed. The order of the states are heavily disputed, with one of the states including a review by Shirley Ann Grau and Phyllis McGinley, and the other state featuring a review by Jonathan Daniels. There was not a printing statement in the first printing, but the price tag of $3.95 can be found on the lower corner of the front flap of the dust jacket. The first edition also has a quote from Truman Capote reading “Someone rare has written this very fine first novel: a writer with the liveliest sense of life and the warmest, most authentic humor. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable.”--Truman Capote.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Like Mockingbird, the cover art for the first edition of Watchman features a tree and the same signature type font. An unknown number of copies in the first UK edition were misprinted, with pages 252-277 missing text at the bottoms of the pages. As those copies are most likely quite rare, some have already skyrocketed in value.

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1960
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NY: J. B. Lippincott, 1960. Book Club Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. This classic book is ***SIGNED & INSCRIBED*** by the author on the ffep (front free end paper): " To Jane Kansas with best wishes, Harper Lee." In addition this book contains a ***RARE & UNIQUE SIGNATURE*** of her… Read more about this item
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London: Heinemann, 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The New Yorker declared it "skilled, unpretentious, and totally ingenious". It has gone on to become of the best-loved classics of all time and has been translated into more than forty languages selling more than forty million copies worldwide. Made… Read more about this item
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Harper, 2015. First USA edition-first printing of this deluxe edition. Hardcover. New/New. Mint condition.Deluxe gift edition.Harper,2015.First USA edition-first printing of this deluxe edition(10 9 8 7 6 54 3 2 1).Black hardback with white borders(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj cover,both in mint condition, with an illustrated slipcase in fine condition.Illustrated with Author's photo inside the back… Read more about this item
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SIGNED and boldly Inscribed by Harper Lee to Barbara Lee, striking provenance: To Kill a Mockingbird. Plus, Barbara's letter to Harper Lee, with Harper Lee's Autograph letter in response to Barbara SIGNED by Harper Lee! HarperCollins, [1995]. First printing Thirty-fifth anniversary edition. Autograph note signed by Lee on verso of original fan letter. Octavo. [x], 323, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's… Read more about this item
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NY: Harper Collins, 1999. 14th printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover, 323 pages. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Deckled foreedge. 40th anniversary edition. Record # 350767
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Toronto and Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1965. Hardcover. Very Good. First Canadian edition. 312pp. Close textured orange paper-covered boards, with title and illustration printed in ivory and dark green. Some penciling on the white lettering on the front board and spine, a crease on the spine, a near very good copy without dustwrapper as issued. Published five… Read more about this item
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London: Heinemann, 1960. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Bound in burgundy boards with silver spine lettering. In illustrated dust jacket. Binding is square and tight. Spine ends a bit pushed. Contents are clean, no marks or inscriptions. The unclipped dust jacket has bright colors with light wear to edges and corners and browning to the inside. An attractive copy… Read more about this item
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New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960. Seventeenth printing quarter cloth hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Prior owner's gift note neatly inked opposite title page. Book is clean, tight, square and otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket also indicates seventeenth printing statement, but is price-clipped. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with a short tear and some creasing to lowrer front… Read more about this item
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1965
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1965 Book. Illus. by Cover Design By John Elphick. Very Good Minus. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Orange cloth on boards with figural mockingbird in green and orange. Minor wear to corners, with 1/8" loss of cloth at top of rear spine. No writing or other damage.… Read more about this item
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To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel
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New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2018. SIGNED BOOKPLATE. 1st/1st. Purchased New. Fine. A graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee's beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic. First Edition. First printing with full number line ending with 1. Signed by Fred Fordham on a bookplate. The unread book is tight and square with solid hinges and clean boards. Textblock is clean with no writing… Read more about this item
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Third Impression; A Very Good plus book in a Very Good early issue dust jacket (with Harper Lee photo to the back panel and Capote blurb to the front flap). SIGNED by the author to a laid in bookplate. An outstanding copy of this title, an absolute classic of American Literature, scarce with Ms. Lee's signature; now housed in a… Read more about this item
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Book of the Month Club (BMOC) edition, with a pamphlet with a new introduction by Ellen Gilchrist laid in. Fine in a fine dustjacket. (box 64)
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. First edition, first printing with "FIRST EDITION" stated on the copyright page. Published by J. B. Lippincott Company, New York, 1960. The book measures 5.5" x 8.25", 296 pages. Rebound in a fine leather binding by master bookbinders Arno Werner,… Read more about this item
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1965). First Canadian edition. Intended for use as a school text with a note about the author followed by 15 pages of notes and questions by Donald G. Rutledge at rear. 8vo orange paper boards printed in green and white on front and spine; with arresting illustration by John Elphick of bird in tree on… Read more about this item
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NY: HarperCollins, 1995. 35th Anniversary edition, 17th prnt (1998). Signed by Lee on the half-title page in her customary blue ink. Front board lower corner with weak bump; dustjacket spine bottom edge with tiny crease; otherwise, a tight, bright, unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. Hardcovers. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over… Read more about this item
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