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First published in 1974, Carrie was Stephen King's first published novel.  This dark tale introduces the reader to Carrie White, a social outcast in her highschool, menaced by bullies while at school, and her religious nut of a mother at home.  Carrie gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers, and woe to her tormentors...

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Available copies: Carrie By King, Stephen


CARRIE

King, Stephen

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1974. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy of this book.. Accompanied by a nearly fine copy (neat owner's signature on first. blank and mild dust soiling to front cover) of the advance readers. edition, this one with the earliest printing code ("O50") on page. 199. The two volumes housed together in a cloth slipcase. (#128840). First edition. The author's first book. The correct first printing with "first edition" on copyright page, printing code "P6" on page 199, and dust jacket priced $5.95. Signed inscription by King dated 24 September 1980 to a mystery book publisher and bookseller on the title page. Basis for a well received 1976 Brian de Palma film which made the novel a bestseller in its mass market paperback reprint format and made King a celebrity writer. In 2002 a made for television film based on the novel was done, this version follows the original closely; the original film also spawned a 1999 sequel, "The Rage: Carrie 2." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-599. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-162. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 197-202. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-129.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy of this book. Accompanied by a nearly fine copy (neat owner's signature o
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: L. W. Currey, Inc.
$7,500.00

Carrie

King, Stephen

New York: Doubleday, 1974. First edition stated on copyright page and "P6" in the gutter of page 199. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author in the month of publication, "For Charlie and Shirley, best wishes - and I hope you enjoy my book as much as I enjoyed writing it- and as much as I've enjoyed all of Ray's and Sarah Jones oldtown friends. Best wishes, Stephen King April 16,1974." The release date of Carrie was April 5, 1974; this copy was inscribed just 11 days later. This present copy is the earliest Stephen King inscription we have encountered. Fine in a very good dust jacket with light wear to the crown and a few closed tears. Stephen King has been read by more people than any living author, and more than most dead ones. As Don Heron commented in "The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural," King specializes in "contemporary American scenes, everyday parents and kids and teenagers, vulgarly realistic language - a believable setting awaiting the coming of terror." He has become the most popular horror writer of all time. Several adaptations of Carrie have been released, including a 1976 feature film, a 1988 Broadway musical, a 1999 feature film sequel, a 2002 television movie, and a 2013 feature film remake.

  • Published: 1974.
Sold by: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB
$6,500.00

Carrie

Stephen King

USA: Doubleday, 1974. USA first edition, first printing hardback from Doubleday. Dedicated, SIGNED and dated directly into the book by hand from Stephen King. "For Richard - all the best, Stephen King 6/8/00" All the true first printing points are in place including P6 in the gutter on P199 etc. Superb wrappers and housed in protective wrappers. This is Carrie. The book that started it all. Made famous in the movies and the centre piece of any serious Stephen King collection. Known as one of the world's most reclusive authors. Stephen King rarely appears in public and seldom signs any books. A perfectly presented book with clean tight binding. Unread with good square corners. None price clipped dustwrapper. Slightly marked cloth boards but no serioous damage. A very rare book with a superb inscription and very well presented. A very rare personal hand signed STEPHEN KING book as shown. A GREAT ORIGINAL STEPHEN KING AUTOGRAPH. Genuine STEPHEN KING HAND SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKS ARE HARD TO COME ACROSS NOWADAYS. Here is stunning original hand signed STEPHEN KING. Buy your STEPHEN KING signed books from the leading STEPHEN KING autograph expert on the internet, from the only STEPHEN KING book store to regularly have over 100 original signed STEPHEN KING editions availlable for ourchase at any one time. The leading internet STEPHEN KING autograph store and world's #1 STEPHEN KING First Edition store RAREANDSIGNED.. Signed by Author. Signed. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: Signed
Sold by: www.rareandsigned.com
$4,032.95

CARRIE

King, Stephen

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1974. 1st ed. Fine in Fine Price on dj $5.95, code on last text page P6. INSCRIBED by the author. INSCRIBED By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: b brown and Associates
$4,000.00

CARRIE

King, Stephen

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1974. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. A sharp copy of this. book. (#138843). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by King on first blank: "For Mel -- / With best wishes, / Stephen King / 10/12/79." The author's first book. The correct first printing with "first edition" on copyright page, printing code "P6" on page 199. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-599. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-162. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 197-202. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-129.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. A sharp copy of this book. (#138843)
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: L. W. Currey, Inc.
$3,750.00

CARRIE

King, Stephen

DOUBLEDAY AS NEW FIRST EDITION IN AS NEW DJ. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. The correct first printing with "first edition" on copyright page, printing code "P6" on page 199. in custom slipcase. INSCRIBED. FIRST. As New/As New.

  • Condition: As New
  • Edition: FIRST
Sold by: VAGABOND BOOKS
$3,500.00

CARRIE

King, Stephen

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. First edition. King's first published novel, set in the then-future year of 1979 and revolving around a shy high school girl who uses her newly discovered telekinetic powers to exact revenge on those who torment her. Inscribed by King on a prefatory blank leaf: "For Eric- with all best, Stephen King 10/12/79." Octavo. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. Crisp, clean, and unread. The dust jacket is very lightly faded along the spine, with just a hint of edgewear. A near fine copy..

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: The Book Shop, LLC
$3,000.00

Carrie

KING, STEPHEN

Garden City: Doubleday, 1974. First Edition of the Author’s First Book. From the library of the great New Orleans jazz clarinetist, Pete Fountain, signed by Fountain in black ink and with his personal library circular gold bookplate. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a little creasing to the bottom of the front panel. Attractive copy.

  • Published: 1974
Sold by: James Pepper Rare Books, Inc.
$2,500.00

CARRIE

King, Stephen

New York: Doubleday, 1974. First Edition. Owner's small tasteful bookplate front pastedown else an as-new copy in a beautiful, nearly flawless unclipped dj. Rare thus.. First Edition. A Novel. Inscribed on the second blank flyleaf: "For --- with best/ Stephen King/ 9/24/80". An unusually nice copy of King's first book, which launched an extraordinary career no one else has quite equalled. 8vo red cloth.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Owner's small tasteful bookplate front pastedown else an as-new copy in a beautiful, nearly flawless unclipped dj. Rare thus
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC
$2,500.00

Carrie

Stephen King

Doubleday, 1974. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Spectacular Copy of the Author's First Book. First Edition Stated.$5.95 on flap.All Issue Points.Beautiful Copy Without Wear..

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st Edition
Sold by: Jeff Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB
$2,500.00

CARRIE

KING STEPHEN

London: New English Library, 1974. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. A number and small name in ballpoint on the FFEP otherwise a VG+ copy in an intact D/W which is NOT price-clipped and which has minor edgewear and light creasing near the edges. An above average copy of a book seldom seen in really nice condition as it was a very cheaply produced book where the pages brown easily. One of only 600 copies. It is one of the most frequently banned books in US schools. The Author found the book to be raw and with a surprising power to hurt and horrify.

  • Published: 1974
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.
$2,469.15

Carrie

KING, Stephen

Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1974. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt, black endpapers. With the illustrated dust jacket. Rear board gently bowed. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed jacket with a small closed tear to rear panel. First edition, first printing of the author's first book.

  • Published: 1974
Sold by: Peter Harrington
$2,057.63

Carrie

Stephen King

New York: Doubleday & Company, 1974: First Edition, First Printing, statement of "First Edition" on the copyright page, and proper P6 code at the gutter of page 199. In original dust jacket with proper price of $5.95 intact. In Very Good+ condition, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Previous owner name, address and date to verso of first blank page. Light bubbling to paste downs, light mottling to cloth, faint bowing to boards. The dust jacket has two short tears at the base of the spine, and light wear to the top of the spine. There is light crimping to the tops of the front and rear panel, and light rubbing to the rear. The book and the dust jacket present very well, clean and sharp.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: Burnside Rare Books
$1,800.00

Carrie

Stephen King

USA: Doubleday, 1974. This is a stunning SIGNED OVERSIZED hardback edition of Stephen King's debut novel. This, though a book club edition appears on first sight to be identical to the original USA First Printing! Identical in all points - same wrapper - similar graphics to title page etc. This even has Doubleday on the spine ! It is larger than the usual early copies of Carrie. Dedicated, signed and dated directly into the book by hand from Stephen King. Superb wrappers and housed in protective wrappers. This is Carrie. The book that started it all. Made famous in the movies and the centre piece of any serious Stephen King collection. Known as one of the world's most reclusive authors. Stephen King rarely appears in public and seldom signs any books. A perfectly presented book with clean tight binding. The inscription reads "For Sandra Lombard- all best wishes, Stephen King 7/26/94" Unread with good square corners and unclipped as new dustwrapper. A very rare book with a superb inscription and well presented. A very rare personal hand signed STEPHEN KING book as shown. A GREAT ORIGINAL STEPHEN KING AUTOGRAPH. Genuine STEPHEN KING HAND SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKS ARE HARD TO COME ACROSS NOWADAYS. Here is stunning original hand signed STEPHEN KING. Buy your STEPHEN KING signed books from the leading STEPHEN KING autograph expert on the internet, from the only STEPHEN KING book store to regularly have over 100 original signed STEPHEN KING editions availlable for ourchase at any one time. The leading internet STEPHEN KING autograph store and world's #1 STEPHEN KING First Edition store RAREANDSIGNED.. Signed by Author. Signed. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: Signed
Sold by: www.rareandsigned.com
$1,563.80

CARRIE

King, Stephen

GB: New English Library (NEL) (N.E.L.), 1974. Original purple hardbackbinding lettered in gold. Fairly clean tight book shows some wear. Paper edges moderately browned. Very light water stain to top leading corner of text. Between pages 62-69 are a few yellow and brown stains in the text. Book is in good double plus condition with noticeable signs of wear and/or age. Dw is priced £2.50 IN U.K. ONLY on front flap. Entire bright dustwrapper but a bit worn at edges and a bit browned to top edge (internally only). Three internal magic tape repairs. Dustwrapper/dustjacket is in very good minus condition with minor but noticeable signs of wear and/or age. . 1st Edition. Hardback. G++/VG- DW.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: G++
  • Edition: 1st Edition
Sold by: Richard Sylvanus Williams (Est 1976) (Bookdealer)
$1,480.07

Carrie

King, Stephen

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubelday & Comapny, Inc. [0-385-08695-4] 1974, 1st Edition. () 199 pp.. Very good. Octavo. Original burgandy cloth boards. Black coated endpapers. Overall a very attractive collectable copy. King's influencial first book in the true first edition with the following points. Jacket unprice clipped and with a $5.95 price. The words first edition on the copyright page. Printers code P6 on page 199 in the gutter of the text block. Also the basis for the successful film in 1976 of the same name..
Sold by: Aquila Books
$1,512.50

Carrie

King, Stephen

Doubleday, 1974. First edition, first printing with P6 in gutter of page 199, 1974. First edition, first printing with P6 in gutter of page 199. Glue residue from removed bookplate to front free endpaper, else fine in near fine to fine dust jacket with one short tape repair to verso of lower front panel, slight crimping to upper spine tip, two closed tears, tiny chip and attendant creasing to lower front panel. $5.95 price still intact.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Glue residue from removed bookplate to front free endpaper, else fine in near fine to fine dust jacket with one short tape repai
  • Edition: First edition, first printing with P6 in gutter of page 199
Sold by: The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA
$1,500.00

CARRIE

King, Stephen

New english Library A NEAR FINE FIRST IN 1ST ISSUE DJ. owners name on fep. . FIRST. Near Fine/Near Fine.

  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: FIRST
Sold by: VAGABOND BOOKS
$1,500.00

CARRIE

King, Stephen [Dust Wrapper by Alex Gotfryd]

Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc, 1974 First edition [stated, and P6 code at the rear]. 199 pages. VG+/Near Fine copy [boards slightly bowed, a few small green specks to the top edge, cheap text paper starting to tan] in toned [spine most] else Near Fine Dust Wrapper with a few top edge tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

  • Published: 1974
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: Other Worlds Bookstore
$1,410.00

Carrie

King, Stephen

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1993. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Carrie, a telekinetic high school student, exacts revenge on her bullying classmates. A very rare copy of the author's first published novel! Stated first edition. A true first printing with "P6" in the gutter of page 199. No writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Not an ex-library copy. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true, if a bit soiled, and the corners are square. Pages are clean and relatively crisp with only some slight browning. The rear few pages have some light staining toward the outer edge that reaches in for approximately an inch or so. This could be moisture, but there is no puckering or any other associated damage. Dust jacket is not price-clipped but does have some wear to the edges and a hint of browning to the spine. There is also an area of light moisture staining to the lower spine that is not readily noticeable. The edges of the jacket flaps also show some wear and light soiling. Overall this is a very appealing and desirable copy. This highly collectible, very good +, first edition/first printing copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed!

  • Published: 1993
  • Condition: Very Good+
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • ISBN: 9780385086950
Sold by: rarefirstscom
$1,300.00