Stephen King. The Stand. Gar...
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DescriptionStephen King. The Stand. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1978. First edition. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author to the title page, "For Mary – / With all good wishes upon / the occasion of the Ides of Mohonk - / Stephen King / March 19, 1979." Octavo. 823 pages. Tan paper over boards backed in black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; original illustrated dust jacket. Head and foot of spine just pushed. White endpapers. Internally clean and tight, fore-edge rough trimmed, other edges trimmed; text block unevenly toned. Dust jacket unclipped ($12.95); minor edgewear. Near fine book with near fine dust jacket.
King's inscription like refers to the Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York, a place King and his family have been known to visit often and one of several rumored "real" locations of the Overlook Hotel from The Shining.
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