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Title and CoverFirst Edition MarkingsPublisherDateMonthTrim Size and DJ Price
Carrie
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"First Edition" on copyright page
P6 on page 199
Doubleday1974April5.75"x8.5"x0.9"
$5.95
Salem's Lot

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"First Editon" is printed on copyright page, "Q37" is printed on page 439. There are three dust jacket states to look for.

1) $8.95 on dust jacket, Father Cody error. (this is very rare!)

2) price clipped, $7.95, Father Cody error.

3) $7.95 on dust jacket, Father Callahan. Code on dust jacket reads, "A NEW NOVEL" will have no anchor on spine.
Doubleday1975October5.75"x8.5"x1.25"
$7.95/$8.95
The Shining View Photos
"First Edition" on copyright page R49 on page 447
Doubleday19775.75"x 8.5"x1.5"
$8.95
Rage
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"First Signet Printing, September, 1977" on copyright page
"1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" on copyright page.
Format: softcover
Signet1977September4.2"x7.0"x0.7"
$1.50
Night Shift View Photos"First Edition" on copyright page S52 on page 336 Doubleday19785.75"x8.5"x1"
$8.95
The Stand View Photos"First Edition" on copyright page T39 on page 823 Doubleday19785.75"x8.5"x1.9"
$12.95
The Long Walk View Photos"First Signet Printing, July, 1979" on copyright page "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" on copyright page Signet1979July4.2"x7"x0.75"
$2.25
The Dead Zone View Photos"First published in 1979 by the Viking Press" on copyright pageViking Press1979August6.25"x9.5"x1.45"
$11.95
Firestarter View Photos"First published in 1980 by the Viking Press" on copyright pageViking Press
1980September6.25"x9.5"x1.6"
$13.95
Cujo
View Photos"First published in 1981 by the Viking Press" on copyright page Viking
(Mysterious Press)
1981September6.25"x9.5"x1.2"
$13.95
Roadwork

View Photos"1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" on copyright page Signet1981March4.2"x7.0"x0.6"
$2.25
The Running ManView Photos"First Printing May 1982" on copyright page "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" on copyright pageSignet1982May4.2 x 7.0 x 0.6"
$2.50
Different SeasonsView Photos"First published in 1982 by the Viking Press" on the copyright page.Viking1982August6.25"x9.5"x1.6"
$16.95
Pet SemataryView Photos"First Edition" printed on copyright page, and "Y3" printed on page 374. Two dust jacket states include; 1) Caretakers listed as 1982 2) Caretakers listed as 1983.Doubleday19836.25"x9.5"x1.2"
$15.95
Christine

View Photos"First published in 1983 by the Viking Press" on copyright pageViking
(Donald M. Grant)
1983April6.25"x9.5"x1.6"
$16.95
The TalismanView PhotosG.P. Putnam's & Sons1984November6.25"x9.5"x1.8"
$18.95
Cycle of the WerewolfView PhotosSignet1985April8.75"x11.25"x0.5"
No DJ
Thinner

View PhotosPublished under the name Richard Bachman in 1984 by New American Library. "First Printing, November, 1984" on copyright page, and code "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" printed on copyright page. Code on dust jacket is "11125084"New American
Library
19845.8"x8.75"x1.2"
$12.95
Skeleton CrewView Photos"1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10" on copyright page Putnam
(Scream Press)
19856.25"x9.5"x1.6"
$18.95
IT
View Photos"First published in 1986 by Viking Penguin, Inc." on copyright page. Code on dust jacket is "09221086"Viking Press1986September6.25"x9.5"x2.3"
$22.95
The Eyes of the DragonView Photos"First published in 1987 by Viking Penguin, Inc." on copyright pageViking
(Philtrum)
1987February6.25"x9.5"x0.9"
$18.95
Misery

View Photos"First published in 1987 by Viking Penguin, Inc." on copyright page Viking Press1987June6.25"x9.5"x1.1"
$18.95
The TommyknockersView PhotosCode '1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10' is printed on copyright page, and "Permissions to come" also printed on copyright page. Two different dust jacket states are; 1) author name in red. 2) author name in gold.G.P. Putnam's & Sons1987November6.25"x9.5"x1.6"
$19.95
My Pretty PonyView Photos
"First Trade edition" on copyright page, which is inside back cover
Knopf (Whitney Museum)19889.25"x13.6"x0.6"
No DJ
The Dark HalfView Photos
"First published in 1989 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Viking Press1989November6.25"x9.5"x1.3"
$21.95
The Stand (Complete)View Photos
"May 1990" and "First Trade Edition" printed on copyright page
Doubleday1990May6.25"x9.4"x2.5"



$24.95

Four Past MidnightView Photos
"First published in 1990 by Viking Penguin" on the copyright page. "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on the copyright page. First state has SK in gold on front cover. Second state lacks gold.
Viking1990September6.25"x9.5"x1.9"
$22.95
Needful ThingsView Photos
"First published in 1991 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Viking Press19916.25"x9.5"x2.0"
$24.95
Gerald's Game
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"First published in 1992 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Viking Press19926.25"x9.5"x1.1"
$23.50
Dolores Claiborne
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"First published in 1993 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Viking Press19936.25"x9.5"x1.2"
$23.50
Nightmares and DreamscapesView Photos
"First published in 1993 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Viking Press19936.25"x9.5"x2.25"
$27.50
Insomnia
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"First published in 1994 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Two simultaneous dust jacket states with red and white reversed
Viking Press19946.25"x9.5"x2.1"
$27.95
Rose MadderView Photos
"First published in 1995 by Viking Penguin" on copyright page
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Viking Press19956.25"x9.5"x1.3"
$25.95
DesperationView Photos
"First published in 1996 by Viking Penguin"" on copyright page
"10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Viking
(Donald M. Grant)
19966.5"x9.5"x2.25"
$27.95
The Green Mile: The Two Dead Girls
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"First Printing, March, 1996" on copyright page month "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Signet1996March
The Green Mile: The Mouse on the MileView Photos
"First Printing, April, 1996" on copyright page month "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Signet1996April
The Green Mile: Coffey's HandsView Photos
"First Printing, May, 1996" on copyright page month "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Signet1996May
The Green Mile: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix
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"First Printing, June, 1996" on copyright page month "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Signet1996June
The Green Mile: Night JourneyView Photos
"First Printing, July, 1996" on copyright page month "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Signet1996July
The Green Mile: Coffey on the MileView Photos
"First Printing, August, 1996" on copyright page month "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Signet1996August
The RegulatorsView Photos
"First Trade Printing, October 1996" on copyright page "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Dutton1996October6.5"x9.5"x1.6"
$24.95
Bag of BonesView Photos
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner1998September6.5"x9.5"x1.6"
$28.00
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner1999April5.75"x8.75"x0.9"
$16.95
Hearts in AtlantisView Photos
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner19996.5"x9.5"x2.0"
$28.00
The Green Mile: The Complete Serial NovelView Photos
First Scribner edition 2000 on copyright page. "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page.
Scribner20006.1"x9.25"x1.1"
$25.00
The Plant: Zenith RisingView PhotosPhiltrum Press2000
Dreamcatcher
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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner2001March6.5"x9.5"x2.0"
$28.00
Black HouseView Photos
"First Trade Edition" on copyright page
"2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3" on copyright page
Random House
(Donald M. Grant)
2001September6.5"x9.5"x1.8"
$28.95
Everything's EventualView Photos
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner20026.5"x9.5"x1.75"
$28.00
From a Buick 8
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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner20026.3"x9.5"x1.3"
$28.00
Faithful

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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2004December6.3"x9.2"x1.2"
$26.00
The Colorado KidView Photos
Only one edition exists. Subsequent printings not anticipated at this point.
Hard Case Crime20054.2"x6.8"x0.6"
$5.99
`Salem's Lot (Illustrated Edition)View Photos
"First Edition" on copyright page "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page
Doubleday20056.5"x9.5"x1.75"
$35.00
Cell
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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner2006January6.3"x9.5"x1.4"
$26.95
Lisey's StorySee Book Photos
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner2006October6.3"x9.5"x1.7"
$28.00
Blaze

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First Scribner hardcover edition June 2007 "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10" on copyright page. Published as a Richard Bachman novel.
Scribner2007
Duma KeyView Photos
First Scribner hardcover edition January 2008
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner2008January6.3"x9.5"x2.1"
$28.00
Just After Sunset

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First Scribner hardcover edition November 2008
"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner2008November

6.3"x9.5"x1.4"
$28.00
Under The Dome
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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner2009November6.4"x9.5"x2.5"
$35.00
Full Dark, No Stars

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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page
Scribner20106.4"x9.5"x1.4"
$27.99
11/22/63

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"1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2011November6.4"x9.5"x1.4"
Doctor Sleep

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Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2013
Joyland



View PhotosTitan Books2013June
Mr. Mercedes


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Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2014June6.1 x 1.5 x 9.2 inches
Revival

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Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2014November5.3 x 1.1 x 8.2 inches
Finders Keepers

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Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2015June4.1 x 1.1 x 7.5 inches
Joyland Illustrated Edition

View PhotosHard Case Crime2015September5 x 0.7 x 8 inches
End Of Watch

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Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2016June6.1 x 1.5 x 9.2 inches
Sleeping Beauties

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Full number line "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on the copyright page.
Scribner2017September6.1 x 2.1 x 9.2 inches
The Outsider View PhotosScribner2018June

 

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