Here are the books for the 1940's. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition points (and photos).
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Pub
Year

Title

Author

Publisher

In This Our Life


1941
 

In This Our Life
"First Edition" is stated. (more...)

Last: Glasgow
First: Ellen

Pulitzer Prize

Harcourt, Brace and Company
Original Price: $2.50
Pages: 467

Dragon's Teeth


1942
 

Dragon's Teeth
The first printing states "FIRST PUBLISHED IN JANUARY 1942" on the copyright  (more...)

Last: Sinclair
First: Upton

Pulitzer Prize

Viking
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 631

Journey in the Dark


1943
 

Journey in the Dark
"FIRST EDITION" is stated on copyright page. Dust jacket must state HARPER &  (more...)

Last: Flavin
First: Martin

Pulitzer Prize

Harper and Brothers
Original Price: $2.75
Pages: 432

A Bell For Adano


1944
 

A Bell For Adano
"First Edition" is stated, with no other references to printing. The first  (more...)

Last: Hersey
First: John

Pulitzer Prize

Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $2.50
Pages: 269

All the King's Men


1946
 

All the King's Men
"first edition" is stated on copyright page. Boards are maroon. 1st state  (more...)

Last: Warren
First: Robert Penn

Pulitzer Prize

Harcourt Brace and Company
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 464

Tales of the South Pacific


1947
 

Tales of the South Pacific
"First Printing" is stated on the top of the copyright page. Printed by "THE  (more...)

Last: Michener
First: James A.

Pulitzer Prize

Macmillan
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 326

Guard of Honor


1948
 

Guard of Honor
"first edition" is stated. (more...)

Last: Cozzens
First: James Gould

Pulitzer Prize

Harcourt Brace and Company
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 631

The Way West


1949
 

The Way West
"First Printing" and "Manufactured in the United States of America" is stated  (more...)

Last: Guthrie
First: A B

Pulitzer Prize

William Sloane Associates
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 340

Death of a Salesman


1949
 

Death of a Salesman
Copyright page states "PUBLISHED BY THE VIKING PRESS, INC. IN MARCH 1949" on  (more...)

Last: Miller
First: Arthur

Pulitzer Prize (for Drama)

Viking
Original Price: $2.50
Pages: 139


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