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    [Stephen King]. Startling Mystery Stories Fall No. 6. [and:] Startling Mystery Stories Spring No. 12. New York, 1967, 1969. First two professional stories.

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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. Minor edge wear. Near 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. Wrappers a touch tender around the staples and lightly rubbed. Tiny inventory number to top of front cover. Near fine. A rare chance to collect the literary genesis of a truly iconic American writer.



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