Definitions for "First Thus"
Not a first edition, but something new, revised, having a new introduction by the author or someone else, but the first publication in its new form or by a new publisher.
Means not that the book is a first edition, but that something in this edition is new. For instance, the work may have been revised or have a new introduction.
A booksellers' term, indicating that although earlier editions of the book in question exist, this edition is the first to contain some feature, such a noteworthy set of illustrations, which is in itself desirable.