'SALEM'S LOT. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Vampire novel set in a sleepy Maine town. King's second novel and his first bestseller. Filmed twice as made for television films. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-172. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 72. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-133. Previous owner's name and date in ink on front free endpaper. A near fine copy in bright, attractive, near fine second (of three) state dust jacket (this one with "$7.95" and error "Father Cody") with rubbing and a stress crease to lower left edge of front panel and a touch of rubbing at upper spine end. (#126490).
First edition so stated on copyright page.