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    Stephen King. Signed First Edition of The Plant: Part 1 and Part 2. Bangor, Maine: Philtrum Press, 1983.

    First editions, designer's proofs, from a limited edition of approximately 200 copies that the author gave as Christmas presents to friends. Quarto. Vol. 1: 32 pages; Vol. 2: 36 pages. Volume 1 signed by King on initial flyleaf.

    Original green wrappers are in fine condition, with slight creases around extreme edges. Hand-sewn binding. King has only written six chapters of this unusual serialized tale. It begins in a paperback publishing house, when an editor receives an interesting manuscript from a strange and unnerving little man. The editor rejects the work, starting a revealing and frightening chain of events. Two very scarce and desirable volumes from an ongoing work by the master of horror!


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