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The Tommyknockers by Stephen King - First Edition, First Printing - 1987 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Tommyknockers

by Stephen King

Condition: Very Good +/very good +


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Very Good +/very good +. A very good+ first edition, first printing with complete number line in a very good+/ near fine dust jacket with burnished gold lettering. Green paper boards with black embossed quarter cloth on spine. Cover has fascimile of King's signature embossed. Title stamped in gold foil on spine. Green endpapers. Inner pages are clean, bright, and white, but showing soil on fore-edge. Binding is tight. DJ is price clipped, or would be near fine; no chipping, no tears or stains. Very good+ dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. DJ has "8711" on inner flap. 558 pp. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

Don't open the door... Bobbi Anderson and the other good folks of Haven, Maine, have sold their souls to reap the rewards of the most deadly evil this side of hell.


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: KING-20
  • Title: The Tommyknockers
  • Author: Stephen King
  • Format/binding: 1/4 cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1987
  • Keywords: fiction, king, horror, prank
  • Bookseller catalogs: Bestseller Firsts;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Horror;


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