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A Simple Definition of First Edition is that it means that the book was published for the first time.
A First Edition to a collector is the first printing of a book from the original setting of type. First Edition is the same thing as saying first printing. First Edition is short for First Edition First Printing to a collector.
A First Edition to a publisher is any of the printings of a book from the original setting of type.