Bookpoi - A guide to identify rare and first edition books

 

The Long Walk by Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
Identifying First Edition Points of Issue

The Long Walk by Richard Bachman First Edition Front Cover

First Edition Front Cover

You can search for first and limited editions of The Long Walk on Abebooks.com, eBay.com, Biblio.com and Amazon.com. These links will take you directly to search results for 1st and limited edition copies copies for sale on the respective sites.

The Long Walk by Richard Bachman - First edition points of issue.

Pages: 384 (unconfirmed)

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Signet

Copyright page:Stated on the copyright page: "First Signet Printing, July, 1979" and a full number line of 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

First Edition Total Publication: Unknown

Size: 4.2" x 7"

Bound: This is a paperback book

Dedication: <>

Limited or Special Editions: None

Descritpion: The rules are simple - If you walk too slow, you get a warning, 4 warnings and you are shot. There is only one winner, and the story concentrates on a loosely held group of young boys that become friends and enemies during this "event".

One by one Ray Garraty sees the people around him die, and he faces the truths of his own entry into the Long Walk, and those of his new "friends". He is aware that only one will survive all the way, but it is not until the end that he realised the finality of his situation, and he slowly looses his sanity piece by piece.

Tags: The Long Walk |  Richard Bachman | Stephen King | first edition | rare books | points of issue | antiquarian | book search | collectible |