Dolores Claiborne - Gift Edition

Dolores Claiborne.
Stephen King
Illustrated throughout, but no mention of the artist’s name
Hodder & Stoughton.
Publication Year:
Limited edition of 2,000 copies with a slipcase and facsimile (repoduced copy) signature on a bookplate. Dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on the spine. Matching cloth slipcase. Issued without dust jacket. Dark blue pastedowns
Issue price:
241 pages. This book marks the first UK ‘Limited Edition’ and the first time that the use of the term "Gift Edition" for an unsigned, but limited edition of a SK book. The next use would be Nightmares & Dreamscapes in 1993. The term "Gift Edition" appears in the USA the next year with Insomnia by Ziesing Books in 1994.

Images and text courtesy of Mr. Rabbit Trick

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