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Carrie by  Stephen King - Signed First Edition - 1974 - from Bookbid Rare Books and Biblio.com

Carrie

by King, Stephen

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Doubleday & Company, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Fine first edition as stated on copyright page. Inscribed by Stephen King on FFEP: "For Charles- be well. Stephen King 10/12/79." Previous owner's stamp on front pastedown. In near fine dust jacket with original price, $5.95, on front flap. Tanning on inside DJ spine, edges, and hinges. Very light shelf wear on spine. Housed in custom-made slipcase.

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... Read more: Identifying first editions of Carrie


  • Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1803022
  • Title: Carrie
  • Author: King, Stephen
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Company
  • Date published: 1974


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