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Dark Tower: The Gunslinger by Stephen King - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA (SKU: 1997)

Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

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Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

by Stephen King

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
ISBN 10
0937986518
ISBN 13
9780937986516
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About This Item

Stated First Edition/First Printing with the original first state dust jacket; A Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket. SIGNED and dated on a laid in typed card with a long message from King thanking the fan for their support and their interest in "The Gunslinger" and alerting them that "Christine" will be published shortly; a very unique piece of King ephemera associated with this rare book! Also included is a letter written to the previous bookseller authenticating the typed card and signature.
The book itself is in near fine condition with a tight binding, bright gold lettering over burgundy boards, beautiful illustrations by Michael Whalen, and o/w to white pages that show just a hint of foxing; some light rubbing and mild shelf wear are present, else fine. Housed in a clean and bright very good dust jacket that shows some moderate rubbing and chipping to the spine ends, edges, and corners, some mild creasing to the flap and fold edges, and one approximately 1" closed tear along the top of the front flap fold. Overall, a handsome and presentable copy of a book getting scarce in the marketplace in collectible condition; this copy greatly enhanced by the unique signed card typed by the master himself! A bucket list item for the King collector! Not remaindered, not price clipped, not ex-library; in a fresh Mylar cover and will ship carefully wrapped in a sturdy box.

Synopsis

"The man in black fed across the desert and the gunslinger followed". Roland Deschain,gunslinger,hero,continues his perilous adventures in search of the key to the quest that defines his life. A thrilling tale of fantasy and horror. Truly King's magnum opus. Driven by revelation and suspense, this pivotal magnificent epic will leave readers gasping to read them all. *And the tower is closer....*

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On Apr 23 2014, a reader said:
The book was a good read not what I expected from King,(he is usually pretty unusual) but it was really good. I have purchased the whole set and are reading the others.

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Details

book dealer
Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1997
Title
Dark Tower: The Gunslinger
Author
Stephen King
Illustrator
Michael Whalen
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0937986518
ISBN 13
9780937986516
Publisher
Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc.
Place of Publication
West Kensington, Ri
Date Published
1982
Keywords
First Edition, Hardcover, Horror
Bookseller catalogs
Horror;

Terms of Sale

Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA

Bryan H. Young D.V.M.dba Grayshelf Books, 19111 Desert Eagle Dr., Tomball, Tx 77377Email - bhydvm@gmail.comWe accept payment by Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, checks, or money orders.Texas residents please add 8% sales tax.We guarantee all books to be as described.Additional scans of books will be provided upon request.
30 day full money back guarantee to include shipping costs if an item arrives damaged or not as described in listing.

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Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA

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About Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA

Grayshelf Books is an online collectors library originating out of the love of collecting rare books. We specialize, but are not limited to, modern first editions from the 20th and 21st century. We also maintain inventory of rare works in the Science Fiction and Horror genres. We guarantee all of our books in regards to condition stated on the listings and all books are protected in mylar covers and shipped with the utmost care in sturdy boxes. Thanks for viewing our listings!

Glossary

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's... [more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]
first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some... [more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is... [more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
o/w
An abbreviation for otherwise
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]

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