The Parasite US 1st Edition Signed


Ramsey Campbell. The Parasite. Macmillan 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good. This a first printing of the US First Edition as indicated by the full 10 to 1 print line. A nice square standing copy (read), grey boards quarter bound in purple cloth. Head and tail of the spine a little softened, corner tips of the boards lightly bumped, edges of boards are a little rubbed / discoloured. Text block clean but for a sellers pencil notation to the FEP (can be erased but I don't like to). Touch of very light soiling to the edges. DJ shows some edge wear, particularly at the head and tail of the spine, half inch closed tear to the lower edge of the back panel, some rubbing to the tips of the flap folds. $10.95 price is intact on the front flap. Flat signed by Campbell on the title page. Issued a month earlier in the UK with a different ending as To Wake The Dead.