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The Stand by  Stephen King - Signed First Edition - 1978 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.com

The Stand

by King, Stephen

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Doubleday, 1978 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Stephen King on a laid in signature. A wonderful copy. This original First Issue dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

The Stand is a post-apocalyptic horror/fantasy novel by American author Stephen King. It re-works the scenario in his earlier short story, Night Surf. The novel was originally published in 1978 and was later re-released in 1990 as The Stand: The Complete & Uncut Edition; King restored some text originally cut for brevity, added and revised sections, changed the setting of the story from 1985 to 1990, and updated a few pop culture references accordingly.


  • Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ABE-9075301483
  • Title: The Stand
  • Author: King, Stephen
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Date published: 1978


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