Signed first Pocket Books edition of Forrest Gump by Winston Groom.
Octavo, 228pp. Blue hardcover, title in gilt on black cloth spine. Stated “First Pocket Books hardcover printing November 1994” on copyright page with full number line. Solid text block. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $20.00 retail price on front flap, touch of shelf wear, a near fine example. Signed by the author on the title page.
The true first edition appeared in 1986 from Doubleday. This is the first edition from Pocket Books in New York, released after the premier of the successful film adaptation starring Tom Hanks.