THE TALISMAN. West Kingston, Boston: Donald M. Grant Publisher, Incorporated, 1984. Octavo, two volumes, cream buckram stamped in blind and gold with pictorial paper inlays on front covers. Limited edition. The presentation issue limited to 70 numbered sets and a few "publisher's" copies 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. These sets were reserved for the authors, artists and publisher; no copies were for sale. This is one of the copies marked "Publisher's Copy" on the limitation page. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-152. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-178. A fine set in very good cloth slipcase (some faint foxing to top edge and a bit of faint foxing and soiling elsewhere, short area of fraying to cloth along lower front edge) without dust jackets as issued. (#105277).
First edition so stated on copyright page. "This special illustrated edition of The Talisman is / limited to 1200 numbered copies signed by the authors" on limitation page.