Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Large octavo (8 1/2 x 6"). , 823, pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over half black cloth and paper covered boards. Gold lettering to spine.
True first edition, first printing of "The Stand," Stephen King's masterpiece of horror which takes place in a post-apocalyptic world triggered by the breakdown of society following the release of a biological weapon. The weapon is a virulent strain of influenza that decimates the population.
Price clipped at front flap of DJ. Dust-jacket partly creased and slightly age-toned along edges. Spine cocked. Dust-jacket in overall good- to good, binding in good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. g- to vg. Item #44835