CARRIE. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by King on first blank: "For Mel -- / With best wishes, / Stephen King / 10/12/79." The author's first book. The correct first printing with "first edition" on copyright page, printing code "P6" on page 199. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-599. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-162. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 197-202. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-129. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. A sharp copy of this book. (#138843).
First edition so stated on copyright page.