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Firestarter - First Edition   1980 by Stephen King - Scarce in such fine condition. - 1980 - from NY Modern First and Biblio.co.uk

Firestarter - First Edition 1980

by Stephen King

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


When two college students volunteered as guinea pigs testing a new drug, they had no idea how drastically it would change their lives. It was not until they married and had a daughter that the full generic horror of the experiment became known. For their beloved small girl, Charlie, is a 'firestarter'. In temper she can cause spontaneous combustion - of her cot, of her favourite teddy bear..of living matter. With love and care, her parents manage to keep her from danger. But it is only a matter of time before those who seek to profit from her powers close in. Near Fine/ Near Fine. Hardcover. Contains 428 printed pages of text. Read once condition. Clean and crisp. No annotations or inscriptions. Slight foxing to top edge of text block. Some shelf wear to tail of spine. Dustjacket, small crease to rear panel, top edge of front flap, top edge of rear flap, browning to top edge of inner jacket. Bookseller's bookplate to front flap. Bound in black board, gilt lettering to spine, white endpapers.


  • Bookseller: NY Modern First AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 201221
  • Title: Firestarter - First Edition 1980
  • Author: Stephen King
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Scarce in such fine condition.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0354045253
  • ISBN 13: 9780354045254
  • Publisher: McDonald Futura Publishers
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1980
  • Subjects: FICTION / Thrillers;



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