Harper Lee will be 80 years old on April 28. To celebrate the novelist’s birthday and the enduring popularity of To Kill a Mockingbird, we've put together a selection of some collectible editions of the book.

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First Edition, 1960

To Kill a Mockingbird

First edition. Inscribed by Lee on the front free endpaper, "To Jennie/ with my best wishes/ Nelle Lee." She only used her name Nelle with family and friends. Lower corners gently bumped, still a bright, fine copy in unrestored dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is price clipped and lightly rubbed, with rubbed creasing at spine ends and corners but no chipping and just one small, inconspicuous tear. A lovely copy of this classic piece of American literature. $30,000

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First UK Edition, 1960

To Kill a Mockingbird

First UK Edition. Inscribed by the Author on the front free endpaper: "To Holly / With best wishes, / Harper Lee." 8vo, pp. 296. Original burgundy boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dustjacket. Spine just a little cocked but a nice copy in slightly browned and frayed dustjacket with some minor creasing, minor bumping to corners. $7,655.49

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Harper Collins

35th Anniversary Edition, 1995

To Kill a Mockingbird

Published in September 1995, this 35th anniversary cloth-bound edition features a most unconventional and unintended "foreword" written by Ms. Lee herself.

Dust jacket design by Suzanne Noli. Book design by Nina Gaskin. Autographed by author. Not inscribed. $600

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Easton Press

Easton Press Edition, 1997

Easton Press books are known for permanent satin ribbon page markers, thread sewn pages for strength and durability, elegant gilding, endsheets of rich moiré fabric page edges, and beautiful illustrations by well-known artists.

Easton Press leather bound edition SIGNED/Inscribed by author on half title page. This is a rare edition. Lee has inscribed this copy. Book is dark green genuine leather with 22kt gold ellaborate trim. Book is in FINE condition. $2350

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