New York: Delacorte Press, 1973. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Hayden Griffin's agency label affixed to the front endpaper, and a "Crane Duplicating Service" rubber-stamp on the rear wrapper recto.
Basis for the 1976 supernatural horror film directed by Dan Curtis, and starring Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, and Betty Davis. The book was reprinted three times, one being a film tie-in by Dell, and both book and film feature elements of the supernatural, a possessed house, and an odd old lady at the top of the stairs.
Toning and spine creasing, else Near Fine in trade size wrappers (softcover).