London: New English Library, 1980-1983. First U.K. Editions. An attractive set of the first four books written under King's Richard Bachman pseudonym, originally issued as paperback originals by Signet between 1977-1982. With exception to Rage, nice copies of the UK editions appear with less frequency than their American counterparts. Brooks A5.2, A9.2, A11.2, A15.2. Item #6785
First Impressions. Four octavo volumes (18cm); original pictorial card wrappers; [x],211,; ,9-253,; [viii],273,; [iv],219,pp. Rage and Roadwork are Fine, sharp-cornered, and with creamy, supple pages; The Long Walk shows light wear to extremities, with a hint of tanning to text edges, else Near Fine; The Running Man shows some mild surface wear, rubbing to joints and extremities, a few vertical stress creases to spine, with the verso of the front wrapper showing a slightly abraded rubber-stamp and ink price of a Birmingham book shop; Very Good.