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Misery by Stephen King - First Trade Edition - 1987 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Misery

by Stephen King

Condition: Near Fine/near fine


New York: Viking, 1987. First Trade Edition. 1/4 cloth. Near Fine/near fine. First trade printing, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. "First Published in 1987 by Viking Penguin, Inc." Grey boards, black quarter cloth spine wrap, red metallic SK at front and spine titles. Dark orange endpapers, black and red endbands. Owner's inscription on inner board or would be fine. Front jacket illustration by Bob Giusti and full-size photo of King at back by Andrew Unangst. Jacket design beautiful; unclipped. Near fine dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Dust jacket has lost gloss but is otherwise perfect. Jacket (ISBN 0-670-81364-8FPT>$18.95). 310 pp. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

After an automobile accident, novelist Paul Sheldon meets his biggest fan. Annie Wilkes is his nurse-and captor. Now, she wants Paul to write his greatest work-just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an ax. And if they don't work, she can get really nasty...


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: KING-08
  • Title: Misery
  • Author: Stephen King
  • Format/binding:1/4 cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Trade Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0670813648
  • ISBN 13:9780670813643
  • Publisher: Viking
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1987
  • Keywords: King, Horror, Kathy Bates, fiction, writers, fan
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction - Horror;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Horror;


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