Its the holy grail for collectors of stephen king books a true first edition of salems lot from 1975, the authors second book. Stephen king customs services and international tracking provided. Many paperback originals pbos exist in hardcover only in a book club edition. King s sixth published novel, about a little girl who can start fires with her mind, was issued as a mainstream title by viking and a slipcased, signed 725copy limited edition by phantasia press. Any book without a price on the dustjacket is a book club bc edition.
The shining by stephen king hcdj book club edition. Up to 90% of a book s value is in the dustjacket, especially with early stephen king works. This is a book club edition copy in good condition, without any internal writing. I worked at a bookstore in the 70s and release dates were never designated. Centipede press deluxe edition of stephen kings salems lot. Vintage night shift by stephen king hardcover 1st book club edition. I believe i have several first edition stephen king books. A first printing of the first book club edition as opposed to, say, later sk library book club editions is a consolation prize. Guaranteed genuine stephen king autograph with certificate of authenticity included. Fans of stephen king enjoy getting together to talk about what theyve read, and thats where a book discussion group comes in. Stephen king book release dateslist archive palaver a forum. The following is a complete list of books published by stephen king, an american author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. It is considered a book club edition rather than a true limited edition or gift edition. No remainder marks, former owner writing or bookplates.
Binding has some external wear on spine ends and corners. The reason they arent worth more money is because the true first editions had a limited print run while book club editions have a larger print run thats why there are so many out there. The shining by stephen king 1977, 1st edition, book club edition. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. We researched this book, and the inner flap of the. First edition of the king s third novel with the first edition statement on the page and r49 on page 447. Hi there i have been collecting stephen king for years. The book has some marks on the outside of the back cover and the dust cover is beat up some as seen in the pictures. Rage by richard bachman stephen king identifying first edition points of issue. The british bca book club associates edition worlds true first. The shining by stephen king 1977, doubleday book club edition with dust cover.
There will be no future printings of this book at stephen s request due to the sensitive nature of the material found. And 2 many stephen king collectors simply cannot afford first editions of king s early work. Collecting the shining by king, stephen first edition. We are reading all of stephen king s published books novels, collections, nonfiction in the order of. For example, i have carrie its a book club edition and it has h46 printed on margin of page 198. Light handling over the years but overall a very well presented stephen king signed edition of the shining. Written works newest to oldest written works newest to oldest.
I believe it is the hardback doubleday version, if one even exists. Stephen king hardcover books with dust jacket for sale in stock. The stand by stephen king abebooks shop for books, art. Find them by posting ads on an online classified service like craigslist or at your local book store or library. Carrie book club edition h46 stephen king collector. Each of these hardcovers has its original dust jacket.
The shining by stephen king 1977 first edition code r49 rare collector. List of earliest book club edition printings stephenkingcollector. Make offer 1977 stephen king the shining hardcover. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The shining by stephen king 1977, doubleday book club. Soul survivors stand marvel by aguirresacasa, roberto, king, stephen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. But there was an even more limited version, of which just 26 copies were published, in which the book was wrapped in a special aluminumcoated.
Cujo by stephen king book club edition code m07 hardcover dj. This information is provided because often, book club editions of books tend to be smaller than the original. Advance copies of the shining 1977 version stephen king. Collecting the shining by king, stephen first edition identification. A list of stephen king s written works, organized newest to oldest by first publication. Saw its was 1977, but had a book club edition in the first page of the book sleeve.
A copy of the limited edition is available in the giant stephen king contest for the 20 years of the club stephen king. The dust cover has wear and tear, but still holds its shape see pictures. I received a different edition of this book and not the one that was pictured in the sale. One 1 the shining by stephen king 1977, doubleday book club edition with original dust cover item is in good condition, all pages are clear and the binder is still solid. The shining book of the month club doubleday and company, hardcover, 1977. The reasons that book club editions are less valuable. This is a slightly smaller format, same as the original trade edition. The shining by stephen king 1977, 1st edition, book club. A book club edition of carrie doubleday, 1974, the shining doubleday, 1977, and a book club edition of salems lot doubleday, 1975.
Carrie stephen king a vintage oop 1974 first edition hcdj hardcover horror book. The ultimate prize for stephen king collectors abebooks. These links will take you directly to search results for 1st edition copies copies for sale on the respective sites. Make offer rage by richard bachman stephen king rare 1977 true 1st edition 1st print vgc. This is a comprehensive guide to stephen king first editions. I believe anything that states book club edition isnt a first edition.
List of earliest book club edition printings stephen king collector. In december 1975, the lutz family moved into their new home on suburban long island. Wall, but see also many scifi and mystery novels from the 60s and 70s. The shining by stephen king 1977 doubleday dust jacket hardcover. So add that ammount to the value of your regular book. I also agree that book club editions are not priced uniquely. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Stephen king the shining book club edition description postively a musthave for the serious stephen king collector.
King s 1st five novels are all the same size as bookclub editions. Omnibus collection of four early bachman novels rage, the long walk, roadwork, the running man and the essay why i was bachman notes. Novel customs services and international tracking provided. I kind of like bces, especially from the late 70s into early 90s when book. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. I have a copy of insert title here and its missing the dustjacket, how much is it worth. Published in 1977, the first editions published by doubleday have first edition on the.
King s third book basis for the abominable movie of the same name, which king hated, with the first state dj illustrated by dave christensen. The best site on the net for info on rare stephen king books. The shining collectors edition plume, paperback, 1977. Book clubs frequently neglect to remove edition indicators from the plates before printing their copies. Stephen king book club group 357 members goodreads. We started this book club back in 2014 because we both enjoyed stephen kings writing and wanted to. Stephen king is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide. King has published 63 novels, including seven under the pen name richard bachman, and five nonfiction. There is no such thing as a first edition book club edition. Appears to have had some water damage to dust jacket and front and back end pages. Start your stephen king book club by getting together a group of people interested in reading king s books. George and kathleen lutz knew that, one year earlier, ronald defeo had murdered his parents, brothers, and. A first printing of the first book club edition as opposed to, say, later sk library. It was first published in 1977 and then was collected in 1985 in the hardcover omnibus the bachman books.
Do we have a list of dates when each king book was released. A book club copy will always be a book club copy, even though it states first edition. The shining by stephen king book club edition 1977 s36 very rare printing. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television movies and comic books.1485 786 1673 193 1637 323 165 1643 862 557 44 1110 237 638 1297 33 126 687 36 1332 744 1317 671 394 1151 495 852 196 631 246 330 1650 1469 298 123 850 1219 1442 1168 1151 707 1213