Personally signed by Stephen King
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 500.
- Title: Fantasy & Science Fiction
- Publisher: Mercury Press Inc. (January 1, 1990)
- Language : English
- Single Issue Magazine : 164 pages
- Author: Stephen King
- Editor: Edward L. Ferman.
- Artist: Cover by Anita Kuntz.
- Publication Year: December 1990. (Volume 79, Whole No. 475)
- State: Magazine Format. 500-copy signed limited edition of the Special Stephen King issue. These were not numbered.
- Issue price: $20.
- Comments: The covers of this edition are matte finish, whereas the normal issue covers are glossy. The signature appears on the white rear cover.
Contains the Stephen King stories, 'The Bear' and 'The Moving Finger'. The issue was done in three states. The normal glossy cover, the matte finish cover unsigned and the matte finish signed.
This was the announcement in the APRIL 1991 issue:
SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION STEPHEN KING ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE
We are pleased to announce that a limited, signed edition of our December 1990 Special Stephen King issue is now available.
A small additional press run of this issue was specially bound in an 80 lb. Irish Linen cover stock, with no advertising on the covers. Stephen King has personally signed only 500 copies of this edition.
The price of this collector's item is $20.00, which includes postage and handling. To avoid disappointment, rush your check to:
FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION
PO BOX 56, CORNWALL, CT 06753
About The Author
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, crime, science-fiction, and fantasy novels. Described as the "King of Horror", his books have sold more than 350 million copies as of 2006, and many have been adapted into films, television series, miniseries, and comic books. King has published 64 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has also written approximately 200 short stories, most of which have been published in book collections.
King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, and British Fantasy Society Awards. In 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has also received awards for his contribution to literature for his entire bibliography, such as the 2004 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the 2007 Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. In 2015, he was awarded with a National Medal of Arts from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts for his contributions to literature.
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- Personally Signed by Stephen King directly onto the back cover. The autograph is not a facsimile, stamp, or auto-pen.
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