On offer a SIGNED, DATED and INSCRIBED true first edition AND first print of Stephen King's seminal novella collection' Different Seasons' published in 1982 in the US by Viking. The signature comes with the best provenance possible : an event ticket and an event button. The button and the event ticket both show 22 April 1983 and correspond with the date which Stephen King penned on the end paper together his signature. Nowadays obtaining a signature from King is close to impossible.
He only presigns copies of his current books which are distributed via lottery to attended of the promotional events. Some nutcases stalk the poor guy in front of his hotel to obtain a signature which seems to be the only way to get an older book signed. As a result earlier King signed novels are scarce due to his popularity: Stephen King is the most read author of the 20th century! All first print issue points are met: 1.
Jacket both state 625 Madison Avenue; 2. The boards are blue, quarter bound in dark blue/navy. The slightest of shelf wear and some expected ageing. Boards are tight and bright; corners sharp; no other inscriptions apart from Stephen King's; No lean; no foxing.
Please consult the pictures to form you own opinion. Different Seasons' is together with'The Stand' Stephen King's most popular book and a highly sought after first edition. Famously, three out of the four novellas have been adapted for the cinema. Apt Pupil' in 1998 which was a decent adaptation;'The Body' was adapted in 1986 as'Stand by Me' and moved Stephen King to tears when he saw the film as the story is semi-autobiographical.It was nominated for two Golden Globes and an Academy Award;'Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption' was adapted in 1994 as'The. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, but lost to'Forrest Gump'. However, in the long run'The. Shawshank Redemption' is a cult movie and frequently listed in the top ten film of all time. I will be back in the UK soon.
Please check out my other collectible first editions currently listed including a uniquely signed first edition of'The Stand' , and a first edition of'The Dark Tower: Gunslinger'; as well as other scarce first and Folio Society editions. The item "Stephen King,'Different Seasons' SIGNED first edition, Shawshank, Stand by Me" is in sale since Sunday, March 27, 2016. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "grogro123" and is located in Birmingham.
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