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    Well my holy grail rolled in this week, and I've been meaning to update my thread to include it - so here we go!













    A bit of context, Christine was the first King novel I ever read and this edition has been essentially at the top of my list since I discovered it. I was able to buy this through a fellow DarkTower.org member (Thank you!) - and through the help of another member, was able to source a new replacement dust jacket to complete it. It took a little doing, but I'm thrilled with the result.

    A shout out to the seller who included a surprise audio book version of Christine and a kind note:

    "Chase,

    I hope you enjoy Christine. It was the first limited edition book I had ever purchased, but it is time 'she' found a new home!"

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    A hi-octane purchase!
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Yea. That's a good one alright. I love having it in my collection. A big congrats on getting something you really wanted.
    P.S If I remember correctly. Christine was the first King book I read as well in JR High. Paperback of course.

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    Congrats!
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    Thanks for posting the pictures of the illustrations in Christine. I have never seen them before. The ones with the skull look amazing!

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    BEAUTIFUL BOOK, big big congrats !!!

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    Shout out to BJF and Mindy over at Cemetery Dance for finding this tucked away somewhere.




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    Nice pictures.
    How do you get them to come out in such a large format?
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    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    Nice pictures.
    How do you get them to come out in such a large format?
    Are they still too large? I mostly browse this site on mobile so I never know how things are displaying on a desktop web browser.

    I just take cellphone photos, which are inherently large > upload them to imgur > copy the url of the photos > use the image link tool and paste them in > adjust the size using [resizze="enter percent number"] img link here [/resizze]. There aren't two z's in resize, but if I type it normally then it's treated as an html tag and I can't show it to you as text.

    I hope that helps. If you go back in this thread the process on resizing was explained by others.

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    No, they are NOT too large! I like the larger size because it shows more detail and seems to be a much sharper image.
    I also use imgur, so I must look up that resizing option.
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    Three and a half hours of driving later...













    The "Doubleday Employee Book Sale" stamp gave me pause, and I'm sure there are some opinions on how it effects the value - but seeing as the stamp is direct from the publisher, I'm okay with it. Anyone else have a Doubleday book stamped like this?

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    I have a book stamped from the Doubleday Library but I can't remember which one it is!
    I think it's a King title though.
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    I love the cover art on Christine.


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    More obscure weird books!






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    Nice!
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    Is it just me, or is the gold outline on the cover misaligned?

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    Sure looks crooked.

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    You're both correct. The title isn't properly aligned, the spine is bumped a bit on both the top and bottom as well. The seller also did not disclose that this was a rebound paperback edition (unlike the rebound trade edition I got from Amereon House previously) so it's smaller than expected. Just weird all around. I've requested a partial refund. I may order another from a different seller and hope it's in better condition.

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