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    First Trade Editions of The Dark Tower Series -
    the First Volume Inscribed by Stephen King
    and Michael Whelan

    Stephen King. The Dark Tower. West Kingston and Hampton Falls, NH: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., [1982-2004]. First trade editions of the complete Dark Tower series. The first volume, The Gunslinger, is a presentation copy, inscribed by Stephen King ("To Bob- / Welcome to the weird, / weird West! / Stephen King / 7/25/82") and illustrator Michael Whelan ("To Bob / Happy (Strange) Trails! / Michael Whelan / -'86-") on the half-title page. Seven octavo volumes. Volume IV, Wizard and Glass inscribed on the dedication page by Marsha DeFilippo, one of the dedicatees. Publisher's original bindings, dust jackets. Volume III, The Waste Lands is still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Very minor rubbing to The Gunslinger, else a bright fine set. Titles include: The Gunslinger; The Drawing of the Three; The Waste Lands; Wizard and Glass; Wolves of the Calla; Song of Susannah; The Dark Tower. From the collection of Bob O'Malley.

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