Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

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Re: Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

Post by Mr. Rabbit Trick » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:13 am

I haven't got a picture of the 2nd printing I sold, but here is a second printing on ebay.

Numberline 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 ... 415432881f

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Re: Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

Post by SkippyD023 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 4:15 am

I am not sure where I read it either but I believe the picture Lurker shows is a later edition. I had read that the ones that state "Printed in Japan" at the bottom of the copyright page are not first editions. I will look thru my records and see if I can find the source of my information.

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Re: Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

Post by twindley » Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:21 am

i think that clears up what i need to know.

i thought i would include it in my king collection. if it has a remainder mark i am not interested. i have noticed there are allot of them with it.

as it stands i only need one more FE to complete my set. A good Night Shift at a fair price is hard to find. thx everyone. all hail the king !!

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Re: Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

Post by needfulthings » Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:16 pm

You will find that Viking Press does not always put a printing line in most of there 1st Editions but will put printed in 1988 or just FIRST EDITION and then in the 2nd edition will put the printing line 2 3 4 5 ect. Something I just noticed there is a # on the bottom right hand corner of the dustjacket 10240088 could this mean Oct 24 1988 and did this # change on the 2nd edition?The printed in Japan does not make it a 2nd edition. Anyone who is a collector of modern 1st Editions needs to have a copy of FIRST EDITIONS A GUIDE TO IDENTIFICATION by Edward N Zempel & Linda A Verkler.

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Re: Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

Post by brownt2707 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:25 pm

I have seen somewhere that there is suppose to have been a numberline 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. The copy that says japan is imported from japan but not a first edition? Im not sure if this is true or not, I dont have a copy of this yet and want to buy one but only want a first edition. Can you tell me what the true first is?

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Re: Nightmares First Edition ID Marks

Post by ELazansky » Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:37 am

Title: Nightmares & Dreamscapes
Author: Stephen King
Artist: Designed by Amy Hill
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 0-670-85108-6
Year: 1993
State: Trade Hardback First Edition. Issue price $27.50
Comments: Quarter bound in purple cloth with black boards having purple pastedowns.
Copyright page states:
First published in 1993 by Viking Penguin, a division of Penguin Books USA Inc.
1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2

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