Personally signed by Stephen King directly onto the limitation page.
A RARE GEM FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR
Bangor, Maine. Philtrum Press. 1997. Stephen King "Six Stories" Signed Limited Edition. Personally signed by Stephen King on the limitation page. Softcover. Bound by the Stinehour Press. 199 pages. Cover art by Michael Alpert. This is Number 778 of only 1,100 produced. A thin trade paperback with a water-marked brown cover, the words "STEPHEN KING Six Stories" humbly printed in white text across the top of the cover. Inside, the paper is of heavy stock and acid-free. The last page, 199, contains the printing information, the book number and Stephen King's signature. This is the Arabic numbered edition.
This edition stands out as having had exemplary care. Few have survived in this condition, considering it is a fragile softcover book. Photos of actual item.
Includes a custom matching tray-case with magnetic enclosure system.
About the book
This signed-limited edition collection of six stories was published by King's own Philtrum Press line in 1997. This collection features first time appearances of stories or collects rare pieces for the first time. Produced with high-quality papers by the Philtrum Press publisher, Michael Alpert, who also produced the limited edition of Eyes of the Dragon, The Ideal Genuine Man, and The Plant.
The collection of six stories includes:
- Autopsy Room Four
- Blind Willie
- L.T.'s Theory Of Pets
- Luckey Quarter
- Lunch at the Gotham Cafe
- The Man in the Black Suit
This is the only edition of Six Stories, which was printed in the following 4 states:
1) 10 presentation copies, marked "PC" with a felt-tip pen, signed by Stephen King)
2) 28 proof copies, marked with a pencil, signed by Stephen King
3) Roman numbered edition: The 200 copies with roman numerals were reserved by the author. Signed and numbered.
4) Arabic numbered edition: Issued for $80 as a limited edition paperback only. This was sold on a first serve basis directly from the publisher, and only these were offered for sale. Signed and numbered by Stephen King.
THIS LISTING IS FOR STATE 4, THE ARABIC NUMBERED EDITION
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.
- Philtrum Press (1997)
- Signed Limited Edition
- Stephen King
- Lifetime Guarantee of Signature Authenticity:
- Personally Signed by Stephen King directly onto the limitation page. The autograph is not a facsimile, stamp, or auto-pen.
- Six Stories