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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Paperback original
Definition english
A paperback, either mass market or otherwise, that is the real genuine first edition of a particular title. Many notable first editions of 1950s genre fiction were paperback originals, such as Jim Thompson's The Killer Inside Me.
Term french
Paperback original
Term swedish
Definition swedish
När en pocketbok samtidigt är en originalupplaga.
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