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    Stephen King and Peter Straub. The Talisman. Boston: Donald M. Grant, 1984.

    First edition. One of seventy special illustrated presentation copies signed by the participants and not for sale to the public. Two octavo volumes. Volume one, 463 pages; volume two, 334 pages. Eleven color plates.

    Cream buckram with stamped decoration in blind and gilt rules and titles with pictorial paper inlays on front boards. Issued with a matching cloth slipcase with illustration mounted on one side. Minor soiling to exterior of slipcase, else a fine set.

    This special presentation is signed by King and Straub and ten artists: Richard Berry, Thomas Canty, Ned Dameron, Stephen Gervais, Jeffery Jones, R. J. Krupowicz, Don Maitz, Rowena Morrill, Berni Wrightson and Phil Hale. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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