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Styron | William

Sophie’s Choice

First Trade Edition | First Printing


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First edition of Sophie’s Choice by William Styron.

Octavo, [8], 515pp. Maroon cloth, title in gilt on spine, with author’s signature stamped in gilt on front board. Stated “first trade edition” on copyright page with number line 2-9. Minor foxing along top, solid text block, a near fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $12.95 retail price on front flap, a touch of creasing on front and back flaps, sunning on spine, a near fine jacket.

Winner of the 1980 National Book Award for Fiction, William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice has a controversial yet popular history. Its success as a novel gave way for the production of a film with the same name released in 1982, receiving multiple Academy Award nominations, with Meryl Streep winning Best Actress for her portrayal of Sophie.

Additional information

Location Published

New York


Random House


First Trade Edition, First Printing

Date Published





Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


Styron | William

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William Styron

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