U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1983 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by King on the half-title page. First edition stated on the copyright page.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1983, 1st Edition, 1st Printing ( Uncorrected Galley Proof ) , 1983. ----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, this is the 1st state proof which Doubleday issued as a facsimile of STEPHEN KING's actual typescript, about 30 to 50 copies were produced but Doubleday ultimately decided that the quality was not acceptable so another version was issued using typeset, 536 pages, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Linda Fennimore Cover Art .
Doubleday. New York, Doubleday, 1983. Manuscript proof copy. Paperback. Believed to be one of less than 50 copies. This copy is signed "For David, Best, Stephen King." The book is in good condition with a number of creases to the spine, and front cover, otherwise a very nice copy. . Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 1983.
Garden City: Doubleday and Co., 1983. uncorrected galley proof (typescript version). Paperback. Fine. 6 x 9 in. 536 pp. Pictoral paper wraps. Advanced Reader's Copy (ARC) in the very first form, that of a facsimile of King's typescript. This form was quickly discontinued by the publisher as being less than readable, after what is purported to have been no more than 30 - 50 copies produced. Another ARC was issued next, in traditional format. This then is a great rarity for the King Completist. Condition is FINE ; the covers are exceptionally clean and fresh with just some minor edge wear. No creasing to spine, text block edges pristine. Binding tight and text spotless. As good as it gets. Fiction. Rare. RGR.
New York: Doubleday & Co, 1983. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED and inscribed by author King on front free endpaper; near fine in fine dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; gentle spine lean else a tight unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket; a Book Club copy; photos on request; inscription reads "For Rick -- Good wishes, Stephen King 7/11/86."
London: PS Publishing, 2014. Hardcover, SIGNED, Limited, New in dust jacket and slipcase, This edition limited to 750 numbered copies signed by David Gentry, Mark Edward Geyer, Bev Vincent and Ramsey Campbell. Facsimile signature of Stephen King. Nice book.
NY: Doubleday, 1983. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Uncorrected galley proof copy with pictorial covers, similar to the dustjacketed first edition, described on rear as "promotional copy" although in current rare book parlance known as advance review copy. This is the "typescript facsimile" version - and the first of two ARC's put out by Doubleday. This copy is 536 pages (the second issue of the ARC apparently 413 pages). Covers a tad rubbed and creased and lightly worn at edges. Internals appear unused, unread.
New York: Doubleday. Very good + tight bright condition in very good dustjacket. 1983. 1st edition. Hardback, 8vo. 1 inch repaired tear in dj, hint of edgewear otherwise a very nice copy of the First Edition small bookplate .
First Edition. 1983. Fine and Very Good. Hardcover and dust jacket. D.j. is very good, with a slight tear on front bottom edge and minor shelf wear. Hardcover is very fine • black cloth binding • title and author's name printed in gilt on spine. On black front cover • author's signature embossed in gilt. Tight binding • light foxing across top edge • pages clean and sharp. No markings or stains. A collectible copy. 384 pages.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. 0385182449 . Very light wear to top edge, in mildly edgeworn DJ ; Signed/inscr by author (photo of King signing this book laid in). Black cloth hardback. Early printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Signed by Author .
Garden City, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1983. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Book Club (BCE/BOMC). A square solid tight very carefully read copy. This copy has some very light soil to thye edges of the text block, a group of 3-4 pages have a light corner crimp. THIS COPY IS IN MY POSSESSION AND NORMALLY SHIPS NEXT DAY. This copy has been inscribed For Roger---with best wishes and then signed and dated by Stephen King..
Garden City: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1982. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Fine/fine. First edition with first issue dustjacket with 1982 as date for CARETAKERS on back panel (the later issue dustwrapper has 1983). 'First Edition" stated on the copyright page and "1983" on title page. Black cloth boards with fascimile King signature stamped in gold foil on cover, and title in gold foil on spine. Red endpapers. No markings or soiling. Printed price of $15.95 on the dustjacket. Book is in Fine condition. Dustjacket in Near Fine condition but showing toning. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 373 numbered pp. plus epilogue. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches tall.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385182449 . In first state jacket. Light wear to boards, interior clean, binding tight. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has not been price-clipped, edges are creased.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .
New York, New York, U. S. A.: Doubleday. VG/VG. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Mylar protected dustjacket has slight edge wear and price blacked out with marker. Stated first edition. First issue jacket which shows "1982" as the date for Tabitha King's Caretakers on back panel. ; 9.5" tall; 373 pages .
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