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Skeleton Crew by Stephen King - First Trade Edition - 1985 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Skeleton Crew

by Stephen King

Condition: Very Good +/very good


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1985. First Trade Edition. 1/4 cloth. Very Good +/very good. A very good+ first trade edition after limited Scream/Press edition. First printing of trade edition In charcoal grey paper boards with midnight blue quarter cloth spine. Complete number line, ISBN shows "X", CIP data has King's fascimile signature in gold foil on cover, and title in gold foil stamping on spine. Minor faded spot on rear lower spine of cloth. Tan endpapers. Dust jacket is very good, has been reinforced, on the inside only, by previous collector with clear tape at head and spine of Dust jacket. Dust jacket shows chipping and tears at head and spine. Very good dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Inner flap of DJ has "8506" in corner. 512 pp. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

Skeleton Crew (1985) is the second published anthology of short stories by Stephen King. The first collection, Night Shift was published seven years prior in 1978. Different Seasons, a collection of four novellas, was published between the two in 1982. Skeleton Crew was originally published in hardcover form by Putnam (512 pages). It has been reprinted multiple times in the years since in both hardcover and paperback forms.


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: KING-17
  • Title: Skeleton Crew
  • Author: Stephen King
  • Format/binding: 1/4 cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Trade Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1985
  • Keywords: horror, fiction, king
  • Bookseller catalogs: Bestseller Firsts;


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