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James M. Dourgarian, Bookman
1595-A Third Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

(925)935-5033

Established1980 - Member ABAA

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[Stephen King] (King, Stephen). Moth. Orono, Blanket Conspiracy, 1970, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This was Stephen King's first book appearance, an off-campus publication edited by George MacLeod issued while King was still a student at the University of Maine, it includes three poems by "Steve" King (as well as six poems by his then-future wife, Tabitha Spruce), very scarce. Fine.

$850

James M.Dourgarian, Bookman, was established in 1980. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). Like all ABAA members, we answer to a higher authority and follow a higher standard of ethics that guarantees a successful transaction for all our customers.

We buy and sell old books, vintage books, collectible books, rare books, first edition books, and related ephemera. We maintain several specialties. Among them are American fiction first editions from c.1900 to the present. Within that general field, we have heavy emphasis in John Steinbeck and Steinbeckiana. Thus, we buy and sell Steinbeck primary first editions in dust jackets, signed/limited editions, his appearances in anthologies, his periodical appearances, books and periodicals about Steinbeck, film and theatre memorabilia, bibliographies, and miscellaneous items.

We also specialize in these same categories for these authors -- Jack London, Wallace Stegner, and Stephen King. Other specialties include Western Americana, books on California and the West, Photography books, books on Japan, China, and the Orient, and Armed Services Editions. The latter are vintage paperbacks issued to American GIs from 1943 to 1947. They are comprised of mysteries, Westerns, science fiction and fantasy, mainstream fiction, historical novels, science, poetry, adventure stories, and more.

Within our field of modern first editions, we also sell related film memorabilia Thus, we sell film posters, lobby card sets, pressbooks, stills, scripts, etc. for films made from the works of authors we carry such as John Steinbeck, Jack London, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Raymond Chandler, Zane Grey, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Stephen King, Edward Abbey, Anne Rice, and many others.

Modern Literature] King, Stephen. Different Seasons. NY, Viking, 1982, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Four seasons = four novellas, with three of them being the source or a film, the most notable probably being The Shawshank Redemption, the others were Stand By Me and Apt Pupil, the book also includes an Afterword by King who also has Inscribed the rear panel of the dust jacket ("For Herb--/Best--/Stephen King"). Fine. JD6448

$475

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[Stephen King] Carr, Terry (editor). The Year's Finest Fantasy. NY, Berkeley, 1979, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This includes the first book appearance of Stephen King's The Gunslinger, one of the stories from his legendary The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger, this precedes the Donald M. Grant edition by three years. Fine in a near fine dj. JD553
$50.00
[Modern Literature] King, General Charles. A Daughter of the Sioux. NY, The Hobart Company, 1903, first edition. Red cloth, lacking the rare dust jacket, with title, author, illustrators, and publisher in gilt, a tale of the Indian frontier, illustrated by Frederic Remington and Edwin Willard Deming, color insert illustration of a female Sioux. Bookplate to front pastedown, a bright, clean, tight copy with its spine panel just barely dulled, else fine. JD32978
$100.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. Cujo. NY, Viking, 1981, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Film source. Fine in a jacket with one internal tape reinforcement, else near fine. JD32996
$50.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. Firestarter. NY, Viking, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Early King, way before the print-runs went over a million copies, film source. Fine in a jacket just a bit creamy, else fine. JD33030
$45.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. Firestarter. NY, Viking, 1980, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Early King, way before the print-runs went over a million copies, film source. Fine. JD33052
$125.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. Skeleton Crew. NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1985, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. From the middle part of his career before print-runs exploded into the millions. Fine. JD33028
$35.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three. West Kingston, Donald M. Grant, 1987, first trade edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This second-in-the-series was out-of-print before distribution, a film made from the first book in this seven-part series (The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger) will be released in August 2017, presumably, a film made from this second book in the series will follow. As new in publisher's shrink-wrap. JD32932
$50.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah. Hampton Falls, Donald M. Grant, 2004, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With publisher's slipcase, No. 798 of 1400 copies Signed by both King and the illustrator, Darrel Anderson, this is the next-to-the-last in this important series. As new . JD5857
$850.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. NY, Plume, Sept. 1988, first edition thus. Originally issued in wrappers, this was the first "paperback" edition, being one of about 150 copies perma-bound into a hardcover, perhaps for library use, retaining its cover illustrations, the film version is due this summer. Fine, unread. JD33099
$50.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. The Dead Zone. NY, Viking, 1979, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Early King, film source. Near fine in a very good plus jacket. JD32997
$50.00
[Stephen King] King, Stephen. The Dead Zone. NY, Viking, 1979, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Early King, film source. Fine in a near fine jacket. JD33070
$60.00
[Stephen King] Robertson, Don. The Ideal Genuine Man. Bangor, Philtrum Press, 1987, first trade edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Stephen King offers the introduction for Robertson, one of his favorite authors. As new, unread. JD552
$35.00
[Stephen King] Underwood, Tim and Miller, Chuck (editors). Fear Itself. San Francisco, Underwood-Miller, 1982, first trade edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Subtitled The Horror Fiction of Stephen King, introduction by Peter Straub, foreword by King, afterword by George A. Romero, includes pieces on King and his horror fiction by Chealsea Quinn Yarbro, Fritz Leiber, Charles L. Grant, Douglas E. Winter, etc., includes the first King bibliography which, interestingly, states that King is not Richard Bachman and that King has never used the Bachman name as a pseudonym. Fine. JD585
$25.00

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  • Books shipped to a location within California are subject to 8.25% sales tax.shipping.
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  • Call 1 (925) 935-5033 to talk to Jim and place an order with Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
  • You may also arrange to pay by check.

Browse Books Listed by Author's Name
NoAuthor A Ba-Bn Bo-Bz C D E F Film G Ha Hb-Hz King IJK
London L M NO P Photo QR Steinbeck Steinbeckiana Stegner S T UV WXYZ

Browse Armed Services Editions Books Listed by Issue Numbers
ABCD EFG HIJ K L M N O P Q R ST 655-699 700-799 800-899 900-999 1000-1322