The Vision (DRK)

Trade hardcover

Release Date: November 1977
Copyright: ©1977 by Dean R. Koontz
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Page Count: 287
SBN: 399-12063-7
Cover Price: $8.95
States: No statement of printing
“Other Books by Dean Koontz: Demon Seed, Hanging On, After the Last Race, Night Chills”

Book Club Edition

Format: Reprint of the trade hardcover edition
Page Count: 224
Book Club ID: #1924

First Mass Market Paperback

Release Date: November 1978
Publisher: Bantam Books
Page Count: 294
ISBN-10: 0-553-11898-6
Cover Price: $2.25
States: “Bantam edition / November 1978”

Second Mass Market Paperback

Release Date: March 1986
Publisher: Berkley Books
Page Count: 218
ISBN-10: 0-425-09860-5
Cover Price: $3.50
States: “Berkley edition / March 1986”
The printing History on copyright page does not mention Bantam Books edition.


“The 10 Highest Advances Paid for an SF Novel [through 1981]
10. The Vision $130,000 by Dean R. Koontz — paperback rights purchased by Bantam Books.”
The Illustrated Book of Science Fiction Lists by Mike Ashley, p128

Other editions:

UK Corgi Mass Market Paperback
UK W.H. Allen Trade Hardcover
UK Star Mass Market Paperback
Berkley paperback – 1st printing
Berkley paperback – 5th printing
Berkley paperback – 12th printing
Golden Apple paperback


The Vision is listed as a “received” on page 14 of Richard E. Geis’ Science Fiction Review #24 (February 1978).

Last updated on March 18th, 2018