CARRIE. Stephen King.
CARRIE.

CARRIE.

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book. The correct first printing with "first edition" on copyright page, printing code "P6" on page 199, and dust jacket priced $5.95. Signed inscription by King dated 24 September 1980 to a mystery book publisher and bookseller on the title page. Basis for the well received 1976 Brian de Palma film which made the novel a bestseller in its mass market paperback reprint format and made King a celebrity writer. A remake was broadcast in 2002 as a made for television film. The original film also spawned a sequel "The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999). Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-231. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-162. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 197-202. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-129. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy of this book. Accompanied by a nearly fine copy (neat owner's signature on first blank and mild dust soiling to front cover) of the advance readers edition, this one with the earliest printing code ("O50") on page 199. The two volumes housed together in a cloth slipcase. (13283). Item #13283

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