First Edition Points and Criteria for The Dead Zone

Year Published: 1979
Author Last Name: King
Author First Name: Stephen
Publisher: Viking Press
Original Price: $11.95
Pages: 426

"First published in 1979 by The Viking Press" is stated on the copyright page with no references to subsequent printings. Boards are black with author's initials embossed on the front, and gold lettering on a black cloth spine. The dust jacket has no reviews. Back of dust jacket has an 11-line quote from the book with ISBN on the bottom right corner. The back dust jacket flap has a photo of the author above a 4-line bio.

Picture of the 1979 first edition dust jacket for The Dead Zone.
Picture of the 1979 first edition dust jacket for The Dead Zone.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Dead Zone.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Dead Zone.

Picture of dust jacket where original $11.95 price is found for The Dead Zone.
Picture of dust jacket where original $11.95 price is found for The Dead Zone.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Dead Zone.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Dead Zone.

Picture of the first edition Viking Press boards for The Dead Zone.
Picture of the first edition Viking Press boards for The Dead Zone.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Dead Zone.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Dead Zone.

Picture of the first edition title page for The Dead Zone.
Picture of the first edition title page for The Dead Zone.

The true first edition dust jacket (left) has publisher information on the bottom and the
The true first edition dust jacket (left) has publisher information on the bottom and the ISBN on the bottom right corner. The book club dust jacket (left) lacks the both the publisher information and the ISBN. The book club edition is also smaller at 8.5 inches high.

The book club edition has light blue boards with a black paper spine instead of the black
The book club edition has light blue boards with a black paper spine instead of the black cloth spine found on the true first. The book club edition is also smaller at 8.5 inches high.



Other first edition points for books by Stephen King include: Carrie, The Stand.

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