THE EYES OF THE DRAGON with signed handwritten letter. Stephen King.

THE EYES OF THE DRAGON with signed handwritten letter.

Bangor, Maine: Philtrum Press, 1984. Folio, illustrations by Kenneth R. Linkhauser, cloth-backed boards. First edition. 1276 copies printed of which this is one of 250 copies numbered in red ink reserved for private distribution by King. This is copy number 77. This copy has a signed presentation inscription by King on the title page. "For Michelle Slung - / with best wishes - hope you'll have a happy holiday season. I / also hope you like this little story. Keep well, / Steve King / 12/6/84 /." "P.S. - Tabby says hello, and yes - my mother really did / say all those things. / S.K. /." Laid into this copy is a three page signed handwritten note from King to Michele Slung on small note paper (4" x 6"). The contents of the note refer to Michele Slung's upcoming book MOMILIES®, with some offerings by King of sayings from his Mother and the promise to supply a picture of his Mother when he returns to Maine. A warm personal note to a friend and colleague. The P.S. here in the book refers to sayings used in MOMILIES®, Michele Slung's collection of wit, wisdom and other sayings from Mothers. Michele Slung is also an editor and literary critic, she published Stephen King's story "The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson" in her anthology I SHUDDER AT YOUR TOUCH. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-151. Touch of rubbing to corner tips, black cloth of spine a little rubbed, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine marbled cloth and paper slipcase A nice association. (20279). Item #20279

Price: $4,500.00

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