New York London Toronto Sydney: Scribner, 2009. Matthew Diffee. Special Illustrated Collector's Edition: First U.S. Printing. Cloth. Thick tall 8vo, black cloth with white lettering on spine and blind-stamped Corgi on front cover; illustrated with B&W sketches of Corgi named "Horace Greeley" facing the title page plus several sketches in the text of characters drawn by Matthew Diffee, archival polyester-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) depicting a church, barn, and small village at dawn with fires blazing on the rear panel, full-color map endpapers of Chester's Mill, Maine, black ribbon page-marker, x + 1174 pages. 4 lbs 1.5 oz. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #6437
Stephen Edwin King (born 1947) is an eminent and leading American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. King has published 58 novels (including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman) and six non-fiction books. Many of his works have become feature films, miniseries, television series, and comic books. The "King of Horror" has won practically every major award in horror, fantasy, Sci-Fi, thrillers, and mystery.
Published in conjunction with the first trade edition. Printed on special paper. Map endpapers are in color whereas the trade edition printed them in black-&-white, Lacks slipcase.
Overall in Near Fine condition. The cloth is tight with some rubbing; pages are without annotations or marginalia. The dj is bright with slight rubbing and a few nicks around its extremities (& one small "V" lost from the foot of the spine).