A book that was printed specially for a book club.
Book Club Edition. a copy of a book printed by or especially for a book club. Some book clubs (such as The Literary Guild) may produce an edition separate from the trade edition, while others (such as Book of the Month Club) may contract with the publisher to produce a run of the books with a unique, identifying mark.
Book Club Edition. Some have less expensive bindings, materials, or inferior print quality, are often smaller and are therefore not as collectible - but are more likely to be found in mint condition (BOMC). Some are equal in quality to trade editions, and many of this type have cover art not found in other editions (SFBC). Some are deluxe editions and highly collectable (Easton Press).