This is the softcover stated WARNER FIRST Edition from AUGUST 1983. Other than a bit of wear cover to spine, the book is in excellent reading condition. There are no markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find THRILLER COLLECTIBLE.