A FANTASY READER: THE SEVENTH WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION BOOK. [Berkeley, California: The Seventh World Fantasy Convention, 1981.]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Signed by many of the contributors as well as other writers, editors and publishers attending the convention. Forty signatures, including contributors Karl Edward Wagner, Patricia A. McKillip, Stephen King, Marta Randall, Fritz Leiber, Elizabeth A. Lynn, Dennis Etchison, and Peter Straub. Other signers include Octavia E. Butler, Charles L. Grant, L. Sprague de Camp, Evangeline Walton, John Crowley, John M. Ford, Jack Finney, Paul Hazel, Emil Petaja, Jack Vance, Jo Clayton, Robert Silverberg, Gene Wolfe, and Marion Zimmer Bradley. A collection of fiction and nonfiction, most published here for the first time, including excerpts from Stephen King's IT, Dennis Etchison's THE SHUDDER, T.E.D. Klein's THE CEREMONIES, plus work by Bradbury, McKillip, Bloch, Leiber, Straub, and many others. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#164530).
"Published October 30, 1981" on copyright page. "... 1000 copies printed" on colophon page.