First edition, first printing of Interview with the Vampire, a novel by Anne Rice.
Octavo, [372pp]. Black hardcover, black cloth spine, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Red top stain. Light rubbing to lettering on spine, faint wear at top edge of spine, solid text block. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $8.95 on front flap, ISBN on rear panel, light shelf wear, closed tear at top edge of front panel, a very good example. (Barron, Horror Literature 4-250) Includes the bookplate of Sheila M. Mitchell, an early reviewer of the book for the Cincinnati Enquirer.