author’s edition

What is author’s edition?

author’s edition meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
An edition of all the unpublished and previously published works of an author, issued in one or more uniform volumes, usually bearing a collective title or some other indication on the title page that all known works are included (see this example). Synonymous with complete works and uniform edition. Compare with collected edition. See also: definitive edition.Also refers to an edition published with the author’s consent, usually a foreign edition issued at a time when titles were often pirated (see authorized edition).  


reference: ABC-CLIO