First Edition is stated on the copyright page below Random House number line "24689753". Boards are blue with gold lettering on spine. Back of jacket has photo of the author with no reviews. 300 copies of the first edition were specially bound with special signed limitation pages tipped in, and were published in slipcases instead of dust jackets.
World's Fair won the National Book Award.
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Picture of the 1985 first edition dust jacket for World's Fair.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for World's Fair.
Picture of dust jacket where original $17.95 price is found for World's Fair.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of World's Fair.
Picture of the first edition Random House boards for World's Fair.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for World's Fair.
Picture of the title page for World's Fair.
This is a picture of the signed limitation page that was tipped in on the 300 specially bound books of the first edition.
The specially bound 300 books were issued in a slipcase.
The 300 specially bound books (left) have a darker binding than the rest of the first editions (right).