Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. First Edition. Item #1097
First Printing, with publisher's "P6" code in the lower gutter of p.199. Octavo; full maroon cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; 199pp. Several small, faint brown stains scattered along upper edge of text, and two small soiled spots in lower margins of pp.4-5; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly rubbed, with some minute chipping at spine ends and corner tips, a small chip to front flap fold, and a few faint dampstains along joints, flap folds, and lower edge of rear panel; one small (and unnecessary) clear tape mend verso; Very Good, perhaps a bit better. Basis for the classic 1976 Brian De Palma film starring Cissy Spacek and Piper Laurie, as well as a 2013 remake starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore.