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    Stephen King. Needful Things. [New York]: Viking, [1991]. First edition. Association copy, inscribed to Stephen Jay Gould and his wife on half-title, "For Steve and Deborah Gould -- / With lots of love to Ethan / and Jessie, as well. Steve, I know you / don't believe in the devil, but I'm sure / you do believe that, if there was such a / creature, he would undoubtedly ensnare / the souls of young boys by offering them / Brooklyn Dodgers baseball cards / cheap! Love you guys, / Stephen King / 9/14/91." Octavo (9.25 x 6.125 inches; 234 x 156 mm.). [12], 690, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's one-quarter black cloth over black paper-covered boards, spine and front stamped in bronze; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine slightly bowed from weight and size of text block; foot of spine slightly crimped; tiny nick to edge of paper at top of front board; minor wear along bottom edges. A few specks of dust at top edge of text block; some minor spots of rubbing at bottom edge. Some light rubbing and spots of drip soiling to jacket, with a handful of scratches at rear panel; some minor edge wear resulting in some curling at head of front panel and flaps; small crease at upper corner of front flap. Near fine.

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    September, 2019
    5th Thursday
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