New York: The Viking Press (1982), 1982. First edition. Hardcover. 527 pp. Navy paper covered boards quarter bound in navy cloth with gold and light blue lettering on the spine, and the authors initials stamped in gold on the front board. Price of $16.95 and date code of 0882 on the front flap of the dust jacket. First printing of the first edition. An attractive copy of this collection of four novellas: Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, Apt Pupil, The Breathing Method, and The Body (the latter of which is arguably King's best story). Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #00008114
Near Fine book with a few minor areas of fading to the cloth in a Very Good+ dust jacket with a small closed tear to the top right corner of the front panel, some mild age toning, and a few hints of wear to the extremities.