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The Hugos Project

Trying to collect and read all of the Hugo nominated books

Adam Crosby

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My First editions


In addition to specific authors, I'm trying to find signed / first edition Hugo nominated books.

As part of my ‘read all the Hugo Nominees Project', I'm buying them as I read them (assuming I can find them).

This project has taught me a bunch about book imprint markings, and how to tell what printing / edition something is by looking at the inside cover. It also taught me that the book publishing world is a complicated mess…

First Edition Hugos

So far, the neatest has been a no-shit first edition, first printing of The Sword and the Stone from 1939!

Sword and Stone imprint page

It's still in amazing shape, and is totally readable. Not signed, unfortunately :(

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