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Autographed copy vs Autographic copy

autographed copya copy of a book, etc. signed by the author:

  • On the day of its publication, Hank had gone jubilantly to Isobel’s back door, armed with an autographed copy for her and her husband.

autographic copythe original copy written by the author:

  • The Library of Congress houses the autographic copy of the Declaration of Independence with corrections by Thomas Jefferson himself.