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    Time for me to build another bookshelf.
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    What, no twelve variants this time?

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    YAY!! And I'm secretly glad there are only two variants. Although a S/L from Waterstones would be neat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
    UK Books are on sale!



    If you have contacted me, I now have your book(s)
    Yay Simon! I'm on that list
    Thank you! I'd love to know how big that pile of books ended up being

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beverly Marsh View Post

    If you have contacted me, I now have your book(s)
    Yay Simon! I'm on that list
    Thank you! I'd love to know how big that pile of books ended up being [/QUOTE]

    I bought 24 copies today nowhere near the Sleeping Beauties pile!
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    My B&Ns only have 2nd printings. I grabbed a copy from Ebay. Wonder what the 1st print run is on this one?
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    All the stores by me have 2nd's BUT the local Costco's. The one on Ebay signed is a 2nd too!
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    I ordered mine through CD (with custom slipcase), so hope they get all 1sts.
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    'Salem's Lot Portfolio #606. (could just trade limitation sheets).

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    I bought several (all 1sts ) at my Barnes & Noble...I had to look at 46 books to cull 8 perfect ones from the pile as all the others had one or more bumped corners or wrinkle to DJ edge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Beverly Marsh View Post

    If you have contacted me, I now have your book(s)
    Yay Simon! I'm on that list
    Thank you! I'd love to know how big that pile of books ended up being
    I bought 24 copies today nowhere near the Sleeping Beauties pile![/QUOTE]

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    My local BAM had firsts. I didn't inspect all of them but the ones I checked were firsts.

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    I bought one today. The person I was with noticed it had a 3. I said, that doesn't look right. Most of them were 3's. But, we looked again and found a real first that started with a 1. Very strange. Even in another book store the number line said 3. I wonder how many say 1 out there. I never saw that before.
    Bev Vincent on Reddit said this "Sometimes they go back to the press pre-publication based on advanced orders from stores."
    https://www.reddit.com/r/stephenking...e_number_line/

    Glad I double checked. Now I am really interested how many say 1 because like I said, we looked at few and this was the only book we found that had the number 1.

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    Mine from Amazon starts with a 1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wizardsrainbow View Post
    I bought several (all 1sts ) at my Barnes & Noble...I had to look at 46 books to cull 8 perfect ones from the pile as all the others had one or more bumped corners or wrinkle to DJ edge.
    I noticed that too! Wasnít as bad as the ones you described but some are definitely not perfect.
    Looking for Mister Slaughter S/L #78

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    Too me, mine looks to be in great shape. No bumps or wrinkles. It may be my imagination, but the DJ does seem a bit big for the book. Just a bit loose. Not like Mr. Mercedes for ex. I sure it's fine though because I see no flaws on the DJ at all. I think others did but not the one I got.

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    All third printings at my B&N. I'll check Books A Million tomorrow.

    I bought one from CD. That should be a first.
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    Yeah, I was thinking about the CD in the slipcase. They shipped later printings on a previous book but made up for it later. I'm going OUTSIDER hunting tomorrow.
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    Weíll get our CD ones in 2019
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    - S/L 'Fool Moon' Jim Butcher (Subterranean Press)

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    Already a 2nd and 3rd printing? Yikes! Fingers crossed when I go Saturday.
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    Unless you live somewhere in the boonies, why would anyone pre-order a trade edition? Your local book store should have it and you get to hand pick your copy. Plus you won't wait years to receive it.

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    The signed copies on eBay made me wonder. Theyíre listed at around $1,000 and from what Iíve been reading, thatís way too high but the reason Iím seeing is because itís not a 1st printing. So what would you guys say a signed 1st printing is worth?
    Looking for Mister Slaughter S/L #78

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    Quote Originally Posted by Father Cody View Post
    The signed copies on eBay made me wonder. Theyíre listed at around $1,000 and from what Iíve been reading, thatís way too high but the reason Iím seeing is because itís not a 1st printing. So what would you guys say a signed 1st printing is worth?
    $900 today.
    Maybe $500 in two weeks. This could play out like Mr. Mercedes and be harder to find signed.
    I'm a bit surprised that a person I consider pretty astute got a 3rd printing signed.



    I went on vacation this morning and needed a reading copy. I grabbed one at Walmart at 6am. True 1st/1st.


    The Costco near me has a dozen or two, all true 1st/1st, but naturally only a few in F/F condition. I had a couple picked up for me by my son (who works there, but no purchase could be made until after 10am).

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    It wouldn't surprise me to find stacks of 1st/1st on remainder in 7 months, but who knows the condition, or if they will have a felt pen remainder mark on them.

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    We definitely did not intend to have Stephen sign third printings, there was a limited window of time to go buy the new book before Stephen left his location. We grabbed books at 5th Ave Barnes and Noble and they were all third printings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TravelinJack View Post
    Weíll get our CD ones in 2019
    If we're lucky!

    By the way, that's just a friendly joke!
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

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