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    Stephen King. Carrie. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974.

    Special advance proof of the first edition, with "Special Edition Not for Sale" printed at the bottom of the back cover. Octavo. 199 pages.

    Publisher's white wrappers with black titles on the front and back only (no spine titles). Small blue stain at the top of the front cover. Light foxing to the textblock edges. Remarkable clean internal text. A tight, square, very good copy.

    Comes with a letter from Doubleday in which a rather prescient Bill Thompson, Stephen King's editor, writes that "We think Carrie and Stephen King have a bright future, and we welcome this chance to share both of them with you." Millions of readers have since agreed. A rare pair fit for any Stephen King collection.


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