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Carrie by Stephen King - Signed First Edition - 1974 - from Hyraxia and


by Stephen King

Condition: Near Fine /Near Fine

New York: Doubleday. New York, Doubleday, 1974. First Edition. First Impression. A lovely copy of King's first novel. An important highlight in modern speculative fiction. Publisher's code P6 present. Inscribed by the author 'To Eric - \ With all best \ Stephen King \ 10/12/79'. Not often found this well preserved. The jacket has a small amount of rubbing to the extremities and one short 4mm tear to the top edge. Crease to top of jacket, spine tips a touch bumped. Overall a very presentable copy. Trivial tanning to the spine. Not price-clipped, but ink crossing-out of price. [5875, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1974.
  • Bookseller: Hyraxia GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5875
  • Title: Carrie
  • Author: Stephen King
  • Format/binding:Hardback
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1974

Book summary

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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