The first edition of this Pulitzer Prize winner was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1944. It was 269 pages long, and the original retail price was $2.50. The first edition identification points are as follows: "First Edition" is stated, with no other references to printing. The first printing has olive cloth with large picture of italian buildings.
A Bell For Adano book won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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Picture of the 1944 first edition dust jacket for A Bell For Adano.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for A Bell For Adano.
Picture of dust jacket where original $2.50 price is found for A Bell For Adano.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of A Bell For Adano.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for A Bell For Adano.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for A Bell For Adano.
The BORZOI dog stamp on the back of the first edition board is a publisher stamp. It is not a book club blind stamp.
Autograph: Signature of John Hersey.