DANSE MACABRE. New York: Everest House Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-400 [note: limitation leaf inserted between pages (6) and (7)], inserted frontispiece, other illustrations in text, cloth. First edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by King. This is number 217. Winner of the 1982 Hugo award for best nonfiction book. "... essential for any library of horror fiction." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 7-6 and 9-15. Includes "Appendix 2: The Books," pp. 389-391, a checklist of approximately 100 novels and single author story collections published during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s that "seem ... important to the genre we have been discussing." A fine copy in mylar dust jacket (replacing the original tissue jacket) and paper slipcase. (#141201).
First edition so stated on copyright page. "THIS SPECIAL EDITION OF / DANSE MACABRE / IS LIMITED TO 250 COPIES NUMBERED 1 TO 250, / AND 15 FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION LETTERED A TO O, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. / NO. __" on signature page.