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    [Stephen King]. Pair of Startling Mystery Stories Magazines, including: Startling Mystery Stories Fall No. 6. New York: 1967. First professional publication of Stephen King: "The Glass Floor," [and:] Startling Mystery Stories Spring No. 12. New York: 1969. Includes "The Reaper's Image," King's second published story and first professional appearance on a magazine cover.

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    [Stephen King]. Pair of Startling Mystery Stories Magazines, including: Startling Mystery Stories Fall No. 6. New York: Health Knowledge, Inc., 1967. Volume 1, Number 6. 130 pages. Illustrated wrappers. This very issue of this very magazine holds a rather distinct honor in modern genre fiction, as this is the very first professional publication of a certain American Boogeyman named Stephen King. The story was called "The Glass Floor," and it can be found on page 22 of this magazine. Moderate wear to the covers, else fine condition. [and:] Startling Mystery Stories Spring No. 12. New York: Health Knowledge, Inc., 1969. Volume 2, Number 6. 130 pages. Illustrated wrappers. Includes "The Reaper's Image," King's second published story and first professional appearance on a magazine cover. Mild rubbing to the wrappers, else fine. A rather rare chance to collect the literary genesis of a truly iconic American writer.



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    October, 2012
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