New York: Doubleday, 1974.
First edition / First printing. Octavo. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Item #961
The author's first published novel, and to this day, one of his most horrifying, about a young girl with telekinetic powers. Basis for the 1976 film of the same name, directed by Brian De Palma, and starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie and Amy Irving. One of the defining films of that decade, it garnered two Academy Award nominations, one for Spacek (Best Actress in a Leading Role) and the other for Laurie (Best Actress in a Supporting Role).
SIGNED by King on the title page, and inscribed: "To David - Best, Stephen King 2/27/81."
Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page, copyright (c) 1974 Stephen King, indicating first printing of the first edition (with code "P6" present in the gutter of page 199 and C. $5.95 inside flap dust jacket price).
A fine copy, in original burgundy cloth, in a near fine dust jacket, with some light rubbing to front panel and minute soiling to rear panel. An excellent collector's copy of King's first book, signed by the author with an early inscription.