Can you tell me if this book is a first edition? I have the book (The Dark Half) it says first edition, but the picture on the cover is different. Mine has a gravestone maker on it the says GEORGE STARK and underneath it reads not a very nice guy. it also says it was originally released in Great Britan


Foreign editions often have different cover art. The information provided in the article references US first editions, as they are usually released before foreign editions. It might be the first British edition, and foreign editions do usually fetch a higher price if sold to a collector.

Updated on May 11, 2018

Original Article:

Stephen King First Editions:  How to Recognize One
By Anna Marie Bowman