Gravity’s Rainbow (1973)

The US and UK first editions of Gravity’s Rainbow were pretty much identical for both the hardcover and paperback. Following those releases came a plethora of GR designs riffing on rockets, parabolas, Saturn, Pop Culture, Sex, esoterica, and everything else.

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US Uncorrected Proofs / ARC
Publisher: Viking (Apr 1973)
Thanks: Ken Lopez Bookseller

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UK Uncorrected Proof / ARC
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Thanks: Ken Lopez Bookseller

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First US Edition
Publisher: Viking (Apr 1973)
Design: Marc Getter
Price: $15

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2nd US Hardback Ed.
Publisher: Viking/Penguin (1987)
Design: Melissa Jacoby
Price: $25

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US Paperback Edition
Publisher: Bantam Books (1974)
Price: $2.50

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US Paperback Edition
Publisher: Penguin Books (Jun 1995)

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2nd UK Paperback Edition
Publisher: Picador (1975)
Cover Painting: John Holmes

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US Paperback Edition
Publisher: Penguin, 2000

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US Paperback Edition
Publisher: Vintage (2000)

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Penguin Classics Edition
Publisher: Penguin (2006)
Design: Frank Miller

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US Paperback Edition
Publisher: Penguin

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UK Paperback Edition
Publisher: Vintage/Random House UK (2012)
Design: Matt Broughton