West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant, 1984. Limited First Illustrated edition. Hardcover. 1/1200. Quarto (9 1/2 x 6 1/2"). Original blind- and gilt-stamped linen cloth with gold lettering to front covers and spines. Mounted illustration to each front cover. Both volumes housed in a matching linen cloth covered slipcase, with illustration mounted to front panel. Pictorial endpapers. Limitation page in first volume signed by both Stephen King and Peter Straub. Tissue-guarded illustrated title in each volume.
Limited first illustrated edition of this 1984 fantasy novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub. "The Talisman" was nominated for both the Locus and World Fantasy Awards in 1985. King and Straub followed up with a sequel, "Black House" (2001), that picks up with a now-adult Jack Sawyer as a retired Los Angeles homicide detective trying to solve a series of murders in the small town of French Landing, Wisconsin.
One of 1200 copies, of which this is No. 715.
Slipcase with minor shelf wear, and foxing at tail of spine. Slipcase in overall good+, bindings and interior in very good condition. vg. Item #44903