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TerryE
12-29-2011, 02:16 PM
Well, I figured it's about time for me to start this. We'll open with the book that started my collection. I was always surrounded by books, but this one was the first I remember that was just for me. It's even inscribed by those who gave it, my siblings. And I remember getting it while I was in the hospital to have a ganglion removed from my the area between my thumb and wrist. I still have the scar, and the book.

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It's not in good shape, but I still love it. I broke this out about a year and a half ago, to show my little guy, then my Mom got him his own last year for Christmas. He's five and can read the whole thing now. I'm so proud. Hey, that's one of his drawings from last year, under my thumb.

TerryE
12-29-2011, 02:20 PM
Next is my first signed book. Even better it's from one of my childhood heroes, and still the greatest third baseman to ever play the game. And if you'll notice, I got it signed twice! Good ole Brooksy heard my name wrong the first time, then was gracious enough to sign it again.

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srboone
12-29-2011, 02:26 PM
Awesome, Terry! Can't wait to see what you got hiding on your bookshelves!

and under your bed, maybe a boogeyman or two hiding in your closet...:rolleyes:

TerryE
12-29-2011, 02:35 PM
No boogeymen under the bed or in the closet. And the ghost lives very quietly in a picture on the wall. And how did you know books are hiding on the shelves? Seriously, I hate to put away the collectible/nice stuff, so a lot of my shelves are lined with books in front of books. As for the rest of the hiding (much to the wife's consternation) most of my library is in boxes in the basement, piled up on 3 skids.

TerryE
12-29-2011, 02:41 PM
Next, a couple quick shots of the general fiction/literature shelf. Most of these are trade paperbacks, but great reads (well, I assume their great, I've probably only read about 1/4 of them so far). Some of my favorite writers are here, if you can't make out the names, John Barth, Italo Calvino, Jonathan Carroll, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Faulkner, Steven Milhauser, T. R. Pearson, and a nice Steinbeck set.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 03:01 PM
Another odd signed one of local interest. The author, Alan Walden, was a commentator/host on one of the local talk radio stations. Walden Ponderings was his daily opinion piece and the book is a collection of his favorites. He may be the only political commentator who I've agreed with almost everything that he said.

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Grant Wootton
12-29-2011, 05:00 PM
Hey Terry, good to see another collector start a thread !!! Great stuff mate, and look forward to seeing more :cool:

TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:01 PM
Thanks, Grant. Now we're going to start with the stuff that everyone here will be more interested in. Since I haven't seen too much from anyone else, I'm starting with my William Peter Blatty stuff. Here they are on a shelf.

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Grant Wootton
12-29-2011, 06:22 PM
Nice choice to kick off with Terry - some of those titles I've never even heard of (which is a good thing) :D

TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:45 PM
The oldest of my Blatty books, "John Goldfarb, Please Come Home". I found this one signed on the secondary market (naturally, since I wasn't even born when it was published).

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:47 PM
"Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane" which was the first version of the story that would become one of my favorites "The Ninth Configuration"

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:49 PM
And I'm sure this is one that we've all read, and was our introduction to Bill. It's a book club edition.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:51 PM
Another signed copy found on the secondary market. Bill's ode to his mother, "I'll Tell them I Remember You".

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:52 PM
Here's one that I need to replace one day. This was a library copy. I loved this book in high school.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:54 PM
"Legion". Another book club edition. I think I got this one when Mom was a member of the Doubleday book club.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:55 PM
"Demons Five, Exorcists Nothing". I really need to read this one.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:56 PM
And his two most recent books. "Dimiter" and "Crazy". After such a long break in publishing, these two came as quite a surprise to me, especially coming out so close to each other.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:57 PM
The CD version of "Elsewhere". Now I wish I had splurged on the signed copy.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 06:59 PM
The beautiful S/L Cemetery Dance edition of "The Exorcist/Legion" together as they should be.

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TerryE
12-29-2011, 07:02 PM
And another dual book, as it should be. Centipede Press's S/L of "Twinkle, Twinkle Killer Kane" and "The Ninth Configuration". When I first opened this book, I thought I was ripped off since I ordered a signed copy and there was no signature page. Ends up it was hidden in the back.

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srboone
12-29-2011, 07:10 PM
Very nice Blatty collection! I have Centipeded's Ninth Configuration, also. It was my first book that had the signature page at the back. I was ready to return it until I decided to look at the apendices!

Looking forward to more!

Tito_Villa
01-04-2012, 02:30 PM
Great collection and you have to love the quality of the Centipede Press books!

TerryE
01-04-2012, 03:35 PM
Yes, I do love the few things I have from Centipede. And with "The Ninth Configuration" they sent me a few freebies, including "The Deadly Percheron" and "The Weird Fiction Review, Vol. I". Very nice.

TerryE
01-04-2012, 03:53 PM
And here's the latest Blatty book. A nice trade edition to tide me over until the CD version is released. I'm looking forward to the new material.

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TerryE
01-04-2012, 04:04 PM
Oh, and for those who are interested... Back in October when Richard gave his talk at the local library, CD brought some goodies along. All the attendees got one of these.

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I took mine at the very end, and didn't realize it had "The Painted Darkness". So, dummy me, didn't get it autographed while I had Brian standing right there. But I did get this.

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Thanks to everyone at CD for that great event.

TerryE
01-04-2012, 04:06 PM
Nothing really collectible here, but here's a little of the comics related stuff.

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TerryE
01-04-2012, 04:08 PM
And now... (Even though I haven't started my King stuff yet) my new favorite book!!

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Wow! This book is something else. I think I hurt my back when I picked it up, though.

srboone
01-04-2012, 06:42 PM
Great stuff, Terry! More, More!

TerryE
01-04-2012, 07:10 PM
Soon, Soon!

srboone
01-04-2012, 08:46 PM
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Grant Wootton
01-04-2012, 09:13 PM
Argh !!! Terry, post more quickly - someone's gonna have to wipe up that slobber before it reaches tidal proportions :eek:

TerryE
01-04-2012, 09:39 PM
I will not be held responsible for Squire (aka Hooch)'s spit problems.

"What...did you swallow a shoe?"

TerryE
01-13-2012, 07:00 PM
Here are a few things that haven't been put away yet. First is Subterranean 2. Purchased for the Joe Hill connection. Got a nice low number on this one, as opposed to what I usually get.

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TerryE
01-13-2012, 07:04 PM
Next is CD's own Big Book of Necon. This will be filed with the Gaiman stuff. But lots of other great sigs here. I just wish they could have gotten King to sign this one.

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Dan Hocker
01-13-2012, 07:08 PM
Next is CD's own Big Book of Necon. This will be filed with the Gaiman stuff. But lots of other great sigs here. I just wish they could have gotten King to sign this one.


We tried Terry! But sadly we could only convince him to sign enough for the Artist and Lettered editions.

TerryE
01-13-2012, 07:09 PM
Next is Earthling's "The Very Best of Best New Horror". I was a little disappointed that it was reprint material, but what great reprint material. And the contributors can't be beat.

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TerryE
01-13-2012, 07:11 PM
And here's (as Grant calls it) the Money Shot. If you haven't noticed, I'm not the kind to use profanities, but this is one Hell of a signature page!!!

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Six of my favorite writers, and 5 for which I have s/l collections. The only one missing is Bradbury.

TerryE
01-13-2012, 07:17 PM
I thought a lot of you guys had this one, but I don't remember seeing many pictures. This is the unsigned artist version of "Knowing Darkness, Artists Inspired by Stephen King" which I was able to pick up on a scratch & dent sale for a great price, then saw no flaws to it when I received it. Happy me. The last picture has the UK version of 11/22/63 just to show how big this sucker really is. (It's larger than a world atlas that I have shelved nearby)

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I also love that they used 2 of my favorite covers (and both from The Stand)

TerryE
01-13-2012, 07:19 PM
And finally, for today, the McSweeney's tribute to newspapers, with King's article about the 2009 World Series as a special insert to the Sports Section.

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srboone
01-13-2012, 11:22 PM
Great additions, Terry! I'm close to pulling the trigger on The very Best of "Best of New Horror". And thanks for the pics of Knowing Darkness!

TerryE
01-14-2012, 12:53 AM
I was hesitant at first, but could not pass on King, Gaiman, Hill, Straub, and Barker too! Good luck on finding a copy.

TerryE
01-14-2012, 01:24 PM
Here's a couple shots of the overcrowded Ray Bradbury shelf. On the outside are mostly trade versions, including the wonderful "The Stories of Ray Bradbury". I don't know how many times I checked this one out of the library before I bought myself a copy.

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TerryE
01-14-2012, 01:42 PM
And here are the limiteds and some more trades.

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 07:37 PM
The s/l Masques V from Gauntlet. No Bradbury signature, but he's in the book, and it does have a Clive Barker sig. Also a wonderful low number on this.

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 07:42 PM
Gauntlet's version of The Halloween Tree, including the chapbook (shown with the endpapers w/ Bradbury artwork).

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:00 PM
Here's one of my favorites. The Subterranean Press/PS Publishing version of The Martian Chronicles, The Complete Edition. This contains the original novel, all the other Mars stories, including quite a few that were unpublished, 2 screenplays that Bradbury wrote, and an essay about the writing of The Martian Chronicles. It's a beautiful, big book with 2 color printing throughout. It also has a curious history. This was original a project for Hill House Publishing, but then Hill House collapsed. Sub and PS joined forces to see the book through to publication. Bradbury had already signed the signature pages saying 1 of 1000 copies. The edition is actually 500 copies, but the publishers didn't want to make Bradbury sign everything all over again, so they used Hill House's pages.

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(and ignore all the toys in the background)

TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Here's the interior artwork from The Martian Chronicles. Artist is Edward Miller.

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Hill House's "The Cat's Pajamas". This version of the book has 5 additional stories, not in the trade edition. I love the little window showing the cover artwork.

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:27 PM
Gauntlet Press, "Dawn to Dusk". This book consists of a couple of unpublished screenplays and a short story.

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:34 PM
Subterranean Press: "Where Everything Ends". This books collects Bradbury's 3 mystery novels. Not a limited edition, but a great collection of 3 great books.

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srboone
01-16-2012, 08:38 PM
Nice Bradburys (Bradburies?)!!! I don't know how I feel about a project originally planned at 1,000 copies, switched to 500, but the signature page unchanged.....kinda like a book signed by an author, inscribed to some one else. But to have an edition with all the extras (and great Miller art) is the real prize! Love The Halloween Tree!

TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:39 PM
Gauntlet Press: "Bullet Trick". Unpublished teleplays.

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TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:52 PM
Nice Bradburys (Bradburies?)!!! I don't know how I feel about a project originally planned at 1,000 copies, switched to 500, but the signature page unchanged.....kinda like a book signed by an author, inscribed to some one else. But to have an edition with all the extras (and great Miller art) is the real prize! Love The Halloween Tree!

I had ordered this through Hill House before the implosion. As I waited and waited I feared we'd never see it. When Sub & PS picked it up I was happy just to see the book finally being released. I can handle the strange signature page for all that.

TerryE
01-16-2012, 08:57 PM
Gauntlet's "Match to Flame". This book collects various and sundry stories that came before Farenheit 451 that covered many of the same themes.

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TerryE
01-18-2012, 06:41 PM
The Special Edition of Farenheit 451 which was published for the Long Beach Public Library.

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TerryE
01-18-2012, 06:44 PM
This chapbook of "The Wish" (a story he wrote for his father, back in 1973) was issued by Hill House. It includes the story and an essay on how and why he wrote the story.

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srboone
01-18-2012, 06:46 PM
The Wish looks like a beautiful edition. Congratulations on it!

TerryE
01-18-2012, 06:47 PM
Here are the PS Publishing trade editions of Ray's Halloween books, "The Halloween Tree", "The October Country", and "Something Wicked This Way Comes". Not signed or limited, but a nice set. And it's the closest I have to a special edition of my favorite Bradbury book. (Something Wicked...)

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TerryE
01-18-2012, 06:48 PM
The Wish looks like a beautiful edition. Congratulations on it!

It is. And I don't know if you can tell, but the paper insert that protected his father's picture has a spider web motif imprinted in it.

srboone
01-18-2012, 06:52 PM
It comes through very well in the picture, Terry. So you are to be commended for that, also. And that's a really nice looking set from PS. I played the old colonel in a reader's theater production of Dandelion Wine in college--I have a particular love for that book of Bradbury's.

TerryE
01-18-2012, 07:17 PM
I would say Dandelion Wine is #2 on my list. Quite a few years back I had my own business of going to various local courthouses to record land deeds for title companies. Most of the work consisted of waiting, so it was a great way to get my reading done. Every summer for 3 years I'd reread "100 Years of Solitude", since June was the busiest time (end of fiscal year). Well after Marquez, one time, I decided it was time to reread "Dandelion Wine". And since it was so busy and crowded, there was quite a bit more background noise. For some reason, I couldn't get into "Dandelion Wine" and, for the life of me, couldn't figure out why. Later, at home, I realized it was because the book was poetry and the mind and ear had to concentrate on the lyric style to fully appreciate it.

Tito_Villa
01-19-2012, 09:37 AM
What a great collection Terry, i have a UK 1st of Something Wicked This Way Comes :) it's not in perfect condition but i love it because it has character i think!

srboone
01-19-2012, 09:52 AM
Kinda like my coffee cup that still has flavor rings from years ago!;)

'Course, I don't drink coffee anymore...and I'm probably comparing apples and oranges...but a book with character IS something special, Tom!

Tito_Villa
01-19-2012, 09:56 AM
Well it is from a School library from the 60's and the kids have written a few words and drawn a few small pictures by the text :)

srboone
01-19-2012, 10:05 AM
One of my prize books is a 16th print pb of The Shining that has 30+year-old Big Mac special suace stain on page 244! :)

Character...

Tito_Villa
01-19-2012, 10:14 AM
One of my prize books is a 16th print pb of The Shining that has 30+year-old Big Mac special suace stain on page 244! :)

Character...

Brilliant :)

TerryE
01-19-2012, 02:11 PM
Now I wish I would have kept that library copy of Dark Forces that I had to buy because the dog ate the cover and the first few pages. And as you can see from the first post here, I'll hold onto that sentimental stuff, no matter the condition.

Grant Wootton
01-24-2012, 09:19 AM
Love those Bradbury's Terry, some excellent editions you have there :cool:

TerryE
01-30-2012, 05:58 PM
And now to finish with the Bradburys. This is the PS Publishing edition of "The Machineries of Joy". This is the closest thing I have to a lettered edition, as it is the highest state produced, limited to 150, in a nice little traycase, and signed by Bradbury, and Neil Gaiman, who wrote the introduction. And, hey!, the number is by birthday (and if I remember right the number for my Neil Gaiman Hill House editions - we'll find that out soon).

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TerryE
01-30-2012, 06:05 PM
The PS version of "Long After Midnight".

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TerryE
01-30-2012, 06:08 PM
The PS "Dandelion Wine". I missed out on the signed edition of this one, but look who did the introduction! So I had to have it in some state. I love the cover on this one. (Sorry about the blurry spine shot. I have terrible lighting in that room, and it looked okay on the tiny camera screen)

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TerryE
01-30-2012, 06:11 PM
Gauntlet's "Dark Carnival". I almost missed out on this one. Are there any people in the market for the highest number of a limited? I know we covered this on another thread, and it doesn't really matter, but I think it would be almost as interesting to have all maximum numbers, as opposed to random ones.

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TerryE
01-30-2012, 06:17 PM
Here are some Subterranean trade editions. And the Ray Bradbury Comics from the early 90s.

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srboone
01-30-2012, 07:04 PM
Nice selection of Bradburys. Do you have CD's "Chapbook for burned out Priests"? I liked it's selections--the thesis around the book is that the priest who was counselling Bradbury and was burned out in his profession, not from questioning his own faith but questioning how much good he is doing, can take comfort in the fact that by writing the stories he does, Bradbury is celebrating the infinite and unknowable, therefore is celebrating the existence of God. I got a 2nd print trade HC in my first CD grab bag.

TerryE
01-30-2012, 07:10 PM
Yes I do have that one. I thought I posted it. ... I looked through the pictures and it was an awful one, and I didn't retake it. And it's something else to add to the near future TBR list.

Grant Wootton
01-30-2012, 07:27 PM
Liking the Bradbury stuff a lot Terry - nice collection :cool:

TerryE
01-30-2012, 07:35 PM
Yes I do have that one. I thought I posted it. ... I looked through the pictures and it was an awful one, and I didn't retake it. And it's something else to add to the near future TBR list.

srboone
01-30-2012, 07:44 PM
Whoa....like....GROUNDHOG DAY!!!!

TerryE
01-30-2012, 07:50 PM
But not at all intentional.

Hey, that's another movie I can watch over and over. You do that in one viewing, but anytime it's on, the TV can happily linger on that channel.

TerryE
01-30-2012, 08:40 PM
Now a few odds and ends. First a couple David Morell's.

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I got "Creepers" signed when I attended the Borderlands Press Writer's Boot Camp back in 2006. He was one of the instructors, along with F. Paul Wilson, Douglas E. Winter, and Elizabeth Massie.

TerryE
01-30-2012, 08:54 PM
The Boot Camp was incredible, even though I didn't take as much out of as I should have (mostly focusing on actually getting writing done on a regular basis). But I did have a great time, learn a lot, and meet a great bunch of people. One thing I did learn was how differently people will approach or understand a story. Here's an example, editing notes from Morrell, Winter, and Wilson. Ms. Massie just numbered her issues and had separate sheets with the explantion (ala footnotes) so that doesn't translate with one picture.

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Douglas Winter had a lot to say, and a lot to cross out. That was the hardest part, seeing all my wonderful words taken away. But he was right for a lot of it. My copy of Prime Evil was buried in storage at this time, so this is the closest I got to Winter's signature.

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Whereas Wilson had mostly paragraphing suggestions, and some story comments at the end.

Hedda Gabler
01-30-2012, 10:49 PM
I really love your old books just as much as your newer ones. Sentimental books, rough around the edges with a history attached are really priceless. Nice collection. I wish I had that Dandelion Wine.

TerryE
01-31-2012, 01:08 PM
I really love your old books just as much as your newer ones. Sentimental books, rough around the edges with a history attached are really priceless. Nice collection. I wish I had that Dandelion Wine.

Thanks, Hedda. I love my books, and wish I had room to shelve all of them. And you are so right about the sentimental value. I still have, and will always keep, my original paperback set of the Thomas Covenant books, just for the great cover art.

And, check on the PS Publishing website. They might still have some copies of that trade edition of "Dandelion Wine."

TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:01 PM
Now it's time to move onto the King boys. Here's the shelf with the paperback edition of Owen King's "We're All in this Together" and Joe Hill's stuff. Not shown are all of the Locke and Key trade hardbacks which are kinda scattered at the moment since a couple still need to be read, and that shelf is out of room anyway.

The Owen King book is unsigned, since it was packed away when I went to see Steve, Tabitha, and Owen at the Folger Library "Three Kings" event back in 2008. That evening in DC was my birthday present from the Missus that year, and a great present it was.

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:05 PM
The PS Publishing signed trade hardcover of "20th Century Ghosts".

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:09 PM
The PS signed trade edition of "Gunpowder". This is the lowest number I've ever had on a book, #3. Tom (tito_villa) posted his copy a while back and I was taken aback seeing that he had #3 also. But he had the better edition which was also signed by the artist. But that is still one strange coincidence.

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:11 PM
The PS signed, slipcovered edition of "Horns", with a matching #3. I loved that! I just wish I could have seen Joe on the tour for this book and gotten a set of those horns like several of you others have.

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Tito_Villa
02-15-2012, 02:30 PM
I love those Joe Hill books, i have had to sell several in the recent past but the ones i have kept i cherish. & the fact that you have 2 matching #3 books is great!!!

TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:42 PM
A couple Peter Straub limiteds. Everything else by Straub is packed away unfortunately.

1st is the Borderlands Press "5 Stories"

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:50 PM
"A Special Place: The Heart of A Dark Matter" also from Borderlands.

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 02:52 PM
The signed edition of "Poe's Children", edited by Peter.

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Grant Wootton
02-15-2012, 04:03 PM
Great stuff Terry !!! :cool:

TerryE
02-15-2012, 04:21 PM
Thanks Grant, and I'm not even to the really good stuff yet. I have a couple more odds and ends to post today, and then I think I'll do my Gaiman stuff next, or would you guys rather see the King stuff (even though I think you (Grant) already have most of what I do).

TerryE
02-15-2012, 04:49 PM
CD's own "Walpuski's Typewriter" by Frank Darabont. Signed by Frank and Bernie Wrightson.

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 04:51 PM
The Bernie Wrightson illustrations. I love his stuff.

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TerryE
02-15-2012, 04:52 PM
Stewart O'Nan's "Poe" screenplay from Lonely Road Books, with Jill Bauman illustration.

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Grant Wootton
02-15-2012, 06:03 PM
Thanks Grant, and I'm not even to the really good stuff yet. I have a couple more odds and ends to post today, and then I think I'll do my Gaiman stuff next, or would you guys rather see the King stuff (even though I think you (Grant) already have most of what I do).

The world can never have enough King Terry, so post away :D

srboone
02-15-2012, 08:45 PM
If this isn't the good stuff, Terry, can't wait to see what's down the road! Really like Lonely Road's POE!

TerryE
02-15-2012, 09:14 PM
Yeah. I passed on Poe, even though I wanted to stay on the short list for whatever Lonely Roads book came next (I think it ended up being Riding the Bullet), but then picked it up on a sale and am glad I did. Nice book, and stayed on the short list.

Martin
02-16-2012, 12:08 AM
Nice stuff. I really want the Chapbook that came with Poe.

Ben Staad
02-16-2012, 12:17 AM
Great new stuff. I especially "love" that copy of Poe. It is a beautiful looking book. Congrats.

TerryE
03-01-2012, 06:34 PM
Now for a few recent odds and ends. Continuing Peter Straub we have "The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine" from Subterranean.

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TerryE
03-01-2012, 06:35 PM
And most of you have seen these already, but here are my copies of The Century's Best Horror Fiction. Dan was right, these two volumes do make for some heavy lifting.

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TerryE
03-01-2012, 06:39 PM
"The Woman", by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee. Along with trade paperback editions of "Off Season" and "Offspring". These just might be next on the TBR list (if I finish "11/22/63" before "Wind Through the Keyhole" trade edition comes out. No I won't read my artists edition when it arrives).

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TerryE
03-01-2012, 06:41 PM
Jack Ketchum's "The Girl Next Door" from Overlook Connection Press. It was disappointing that the signature was a paper insert, but I got it more for the story anyway (even if I still haven't read it).

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TerryE
03-01-2012, 06:42 PM
Edward Lee's "Brides of the Impaler". I think this one came from a CD grab bag.

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Grant Wootton
03-01-2012, 07:12 PM
Enjoying the Lee's and Ketchum's Terry, great stuff !!!! :cool:

srboone
03-01-2012, 09:41 PM
Ditto, Terry! I'm trying to improve my Ketchum and Lee experiences. Love seeing em!

peteOcha
03-01-2012, 10:17 PM
Great stuff! Got my copy of The Woman as well, already a few chapters in.

TerryE
03-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Thanks guys. Next we'll start the Neil Gaiman stuff.

TerryE
03-02-2012, 05:49 PM
First are some of the various anthologies. Squire, this is what I meant about being a completist. The third stack includes some Robert Bloch stuff, and a trade copy of Pork Pie Hat.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 05:50 PM
Some of the audiobooks.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 05:53 PM
A movie that Neil directed, "A Short Film about John Bolton." Bolton, who has done a lot of wonderful comics work, has also become quite well known for paintings of sexy vampire women. The film is devised as a "documentary" showing where his inspiration really comes from. It's a lot of fun, with an actor playing John Bolton, and John Bolton making a cameo as a patron at a gallery showing.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 06:03 PM
CDs "Taverns of the Dead".

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 06:07 PM
"Brighton Shock", from PS Publishing. This is the convention book of the 2010 World Horror Convention. It was signed by most contributors. Unfortunately there is an empty line above Stephen King's name. I was really hoping to get a ticket to the event at George Mason University last year. It was just before 11/22/63 was released, so King was signing whatever was brought. Don't know if I'll get another chance to get this one signed. Some sigs are blurry, but Neil is the bottom right on page 3. FYI, I love the cover of this book!

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 06:08 PM
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TerryE
03-02-2012, 08:37 PM
The Borderland Press "Little Gold Book of Ghastly Stuff".

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 08:43 PM
Another mini book, "The Quotable Sandman". This consists of great lines and artwork from the series. I've included one page to show the layout style. It came out blurry buy says, “Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.”

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 08:48 PM
British TPB versions of "Smoke and Mirrors" and "Neverwhere". "Smoke and Mirrors" include the story "Eaten (Scenes from a Moving Picture)" which (along with a couple others) was not in the US version of the book. The story/screenplay/iambic pentameter poem is among the most disturbing tales I've ever read, and really good.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:17 PM
Neil's first book. I'm pretty sure I had this before I even noticed his comics career, just because it was for Hitchhiker's.

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srboone
03-02-2012, 09:20 PM
Great Gaimman, Terry, that's a...great...Gaiman collection. And I love the HGTTG Companion! I still have an omnibus edition when it actually was still a trilogy!

TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:20 PM
"Odd and the Frost Giants". This is the UK version that was issued for World Book Day. On that day it was available for a 1 pound donation. I got it through amazon.uk though. The little guy and I started this on audiobook on a long trip last month, then we finished the book together. He quite enjoyed it, even though I had to explain the idea of Norse gods to him.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:22 PM
"Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman", the trade hardback. I'm anxiously awaiting CDs version of this book.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:28 PM
"Stories". This is a great collection, and includes stories by Neil, Joe Hill, Peter Straub, Michael Moorcock, Jonathan Carroll, and many other of your favorites.

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TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:30 PM
DC/Vertigo's "Absolute Death" featuring 2 miniseries and various other stories and pinups. I love these editions.

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Grant Wootton
03-02-2012, 09:33 PM
Absolutely stunning collection of NG you have Terry - mind blowing mate !!!!!! :cool::cool::cool:

TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:36 PM
And this is just the beginning. More next week.

TerryE
03-02-2012, 09:39 PM
Great Gaimman, Terry, that's a...great...Gaiman collection. And I love the HGTTG Companion! I still have an omnibus edition when it actually was still a trilogy!

I loved when the fifth book came out and it had the tagline, "The fifth book in the increasingly misnamed Hitchhiker's Trilogy."

Martin
03-03-2012, 03:21 AM
Really nice collection.

bookworm 1
03-03-2012, 09:36 PM
This looks good I have the CD one on order.I have not read stories but I do have that too.Loved Odd and the Frost Giants.I read it after my son.That and the Grave Yard Book are great.ahh Ok all of his stuff is great.Nice additions.
"Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman", the trade hardback. I'm anxiously awaiting CDs version of this book.

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 04:20 PM
Here's one of my very favorite books. It often holds the #1 spot, but never leaves the top 5. "Good Omens" by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett. This is edition is the first US printing from Workman, flatsigned by Neil at a local bookstore. If you can't read it, the inscription says 'Terry - Burn this book!' and has a little remarque above the title of the winged hourglass.

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 04:23 PM
These are the recent trade hardcover editions by William Morrow. Of course I had to have one of each cover design. I love how they work together. Crowley on one cover and Aziraphale on the other.

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 04:26 PM
Neil's first collection, "Angels and Visitations" from DreamHaven books.

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 05:13 PM
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TerryE
03-06-2012, 05:18 PM
"Neverwhere" I like the endpapers that show the London underground map. Also flatsigned.

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 07:42 PM
American version of "Smoke & Mirrors"

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 07:43 PM
"American Gods".

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 07:46 PM
"Legends II" - This is a collection of novellas and features a sequel to American Gods. Also a story (a think a prequel of sorts) set in the world of George R. R. Martin's Seven Kingdoms.

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TerryE
03-06-2012, 07:46 PM
Trade edition of "Anansi Boys"

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Tito_Villa
03-07-2012, 09:12 AM
Still not read any Gaiman :( Nice books though!

TerryE
03-07-2012, 12:52 PM
That surprises me, Tom. You should, and soon. There's a magic, not only to his stories, but his style of writing.

Tito_Villa
03-07-2012, 01:09 PM
I know, i know. If you could, which of his books would you recommend?

TerryE
03-07-2012, 01:18 PM
I always like to start at the beginning of a writer's career, and that would be Neverwhere. I think American Gods is my favorite novel so far, and Anansi Boys is sort of a sequel to that. The Graveyard Book is technically a YA novel, but is a great read for anyone, and has rightfully won tons of awards. And if you want to try the comics, Sandman is still among the best comics series ever produced. You should start at the beginning, but keep in mind he truly found his voice and the series got better in the second collected volume, "The Doll's House".

TerryE
03-07-2012, 05:39 PM
"Fragile Things" - I really like the design of this book, with the printed boards and see-through dust jacket, and the examples of fragile things, including a human heart.

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TerryE
03-07-2012, 05:44 PM
Trade editions for some of the young reader books, "Coraline", "M is for Magic", and the wonderful "The Graveyard Book"

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TerryE
03-07-2012, 05:47 PM
DC's original hardcover version of "Stardust". This is an illustrated novel, with art by Charles Vess. I got this one signed quite a few years back during one of Neil's tours, then again last year when Vess was at the Baltimore Comic Conv. Definitely one of my favorites in that respect.

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bookworm 1
03-07-2012, 11:38 PM
Great stuff.I have not read Fragile things or neverwhere but I do own them they are in my increasingly overwelming TBR pile........or should I say wall.

srboone
03-07-2012, 11:40 PM
REally cool stuf, Terry. I missed picking up Fragile Things, but I wish I had. And my TBR was once the size of the Kansas city phonebook too, Just keep peckin' away at it.

TerryE
03-08-2012, 04:39 PM
REally cool stuf, Terry. I missed picking up Fragile Things, but I wish I had. And my TBR was once the size of the Kansas city phonebook too, Just keep peckin' away at it.

Thanks. Next comes some of the really special stuff.

I think my TBR is more the size of the phonebook for New York City, and surrounding states.

Grant Wootton
03-08-2012, 08:49 PM
Alright Terry, if what you've posted thus far is deemed not to be "special" stuff, I really look forward to your next collection thread posts, should be pure D AWESOME !!!!!! :cool:

TerryE
03-09-2012, 01:27 PM
Some examples of the illustrations throughout "Stardust". Just beautiful stuff.

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 01:29 PM
A matching set of Sandman hardbacks. I think these are 2nd or 3rd prints for each of these books, but I love the dustcover design, and they look great on the shelf. Also, the other Sandman related books ("Endless Nights" and "The Dream Hunters") and the hardback collection of Marvel's "1602".

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 04:43 PM
Back when Hill House Publishers was still doing okay, they made a deal with Gaiman to publish limited editions of his work. They advertised them as the Author's Preferred Editions, offering additional text that wasn't in the trade editions. Customers could sign up for subscriptions where they would have first opportunity for purchase and matching numbers, as well as some bonuses that wouldn't be offered to the general public. A great plan! (If only it could have lasted much longer) The first offering was a chapbook of an excised chapter from "American Gods". [As you can see I was #43, which I chose, being my birthday 4/3]

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 04:47 PM
The first book was "American Gods", a great and fun read, and very nice edition. FYI, I just read that Neil is working on a script for an HBO series of American Gods, and planning a short story that takes place after the "Legends II" novella 'Monarch of the Glen', and also planning a sequel novel.

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 04:51 PM
Hill House made some beautiful books. I also liked the windows on many of the slipcases.

For American Gods, they also gave the reader a paperback copy for true reading purposes. I think we talked about this Patrick's thread, but again it was a great idea and a nice book in its own right. And had my matching # too.

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srboone
03-09-2012, 05:02 PM
Love that hill House's AG edition. beautiful!

TerryE
03-09-2012, 05:10 PM
Along with the order of "American Gods", we were treated to "A Screenplay". I don't know if there were any rights issues going on that prevented the title being used, but it was an early draft by Neil of a script for "Good Omens" that never did get made.

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srboone
03-09-2012, 05:16 PM
D'oh! If anything shoud have been made, it was Good Omens! Very nice! Me like lots!

TerryE
03-09-2012, 05:28 PM
I'd love to see a proper adaptation of "Good Omens" myself. At one point, Terry Gilliam was attached and that would have been great.

TerryE
03-09-2012, 05:35 PM
Next came "Melinda"; essentially a children's story with illustrations by Dagmara Matuszak. Another nice production. The protective envelope even had a piece of art and was numbered. You can't tell from the last picture, but some of the pages had cardstock illustrations pasted onto the book page.

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 05:40 PM
Another freebie was a promotional, preview chapbook before the release of "Anansi Boys". And more artwork by Dagmara Matuszak.

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Grant Wootton
03-09-2012, 07:56 PM
Awesome and most excellent adds Terry !!!!!!!!!!! :cool:

TerryE
03-09-2012, 08:03 PM
Next was the "Anansi Boys" book. This one was quite a project. Double slipcased with the book, and an additional notebook, both illustrated by Dagmara again.

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 08:06 PM
The slipcase had a wooden inlay medallion with the 7 legged spider that represents Anansi. And it's almost impossible to see in my camera shot, but the endpaper has a shiny black spider in the upper left corner.

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 08:07 PM
Signature page, again with the 43, and some sample art.

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srboone
03-09-2012, 08:08 PM
Absolutely beautiful! Fine, fine addition Terry, Congratz!

TerryE
03-09-2012, 08:13 PM
Next was to come "Neverwhere". Then the company folded, after we had already paid for the book! Luckily, Wm. Morrow, the trade publisher came through and announced that they would produce the signed limited, filling the original orders. After Scribner did the S/L of King's "Under the Dome", I wasn't holding my breath anymore. But Hill House must have had a lot of the design work already done, because it looks quite a bit like one of theirs. I even saved the nice letter they sent... "Well, I bet you thought you'd never see the day..."

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TerryE
03-09-2012, 08:14 PM
And they even remembered my number.

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bookworm 1
03-11-2012, 12:20 AM
WOW!!! WOW!!! WOW!!!! I love those Gaiman books.GREAT STUFF!!!!:cool:

Ben Staad
03-11-2012, 04:34 AM
WOW!!! WOW!!! WOW!!!! I love those Gaiman books.GREAT STUFF!!!!:cool:

+1 more WOW. Great and very high quality looking books.

TerryE
03-12-2012, 09:07 PM
Thanks guys. I love these books. I'm very proud of this collection. I thought it was pretty darn complete, but Patrick has a few I never even heard of. I just wish my King collection of S/L could be nearly this complete.

Tito_Villa
03-12-2012, 10:06 PM
Amazing stuff, they really are some woderful and beautiful books! I bet they look great on the shelf!

TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:33 PM
Now onto Subterranean's "The Graveyard Book". It's signed by Neil, and artist/friend/frequent collaborator Dave McKean. Nicely illustrated with 2-color printing throughout.

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TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:34 PM
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TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:35 PM
The UK trade version of "The Graveyard Book" from Bloomsbury with different art.

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TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:37 PM
A calendar from 2006 from the British Fantasy Society. The had vignettes from many writers including Neil, Clive Barker, and Ramsey Campbell.

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TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:37 PM
"The Art of John Bolton" (remember him from the movie) with an introduction by Neil.

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TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:39 PM
"Beowulf: Script Book"

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TerryE
03-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Bloomsbury's UK S/L of "The Graveyard Book" using the American cover and art by Dave McKean. I came sooooo close to the highest number on this one.

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Grant Wootton
03-13-2012, 05:11 PM
Lovely books Terry !!!! :cool:

bookworm 1
03-13-2012, 11:09 PM
:cool:Love that sub press Graveyard book.Another one I wish I had not passed on. Again Great stuff.:cool:

TerryE
03-14-2012, 07:34 PM
"Adventures in the Dream Trade". This is a miscellany of mostly essays, introductions, afterwords, etc., and reprints of his blog entry during the writing & touring of "American Gods". Not too special, but not common.

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TerryE
03-14-2012, 07:36 PM
Subterranean's version of "Coraline". Again, illustrated and signed by Dave McKean.

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TerryE
03-14-2012, 07:38 PM
Subterranean's "Interworld" which was co-written with Michael Reaves, and is signed by both. Nice 2 color printing, always a nice touch.

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TerryE
03-14-2012, 07:48 PM
The Mysterious Press S/L edition of "Stories", edited by Neil and Al Sarrantonio. This is a beautiful, if minimally designed, book. The signatures are before each individual story.

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TerryE
03-14-2012, 07:51 PM
A lot of great writers in this book. Here a few of my favorite signatures, but it also features Michael Moorcock (for Squire), Chuck Palahnuik (for several of you), Joyce Carol Oates, Joe R. Lansdale, Gene Wolfe...

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TerryE
03-14-2012, 08:20 PM
Subterranean's "Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honor of Jack Vance". The limitation page is blurry, but it's 1 of 500. I ran out of room on the camera, so I only included Neil's signature page for the writers. Sorry to Mr. Woot and the other DRK fans, but I didn't snap his sig.

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bookworm 1
03-14-2012, 11:19 PM
Nice additions.:cool:

Grant Wootton
03-15-2012, 01:11 AM
Very nice adds Terry !!! :cool:

Tito_Villa
03-15-2012, 02:37 PM
Great stuff. I especially love my s/l of Stories, it's an extemely well made book with some great signatures!

srboone
03-15-2012, 06:32 PM
Greatt suff, Terry! Looking forward to more!

TerryE
03-15-2012, 07:11 PM
Gaiman is almost done. By next week we'll be into the King stuff.

Grant Wootton
03-15-2012, 10:39 PM
Yee Haa !!! Bring on the King !!!!! :cool:

peteOcha
03-15-2012, 11:36 PM
Great stuff! need to read some more Gaiman myself. Can't wait for your King stuff!

TerryE
03-20-2012, 02:58 PM
"Words Without Pictures". This paperback was published by Eclipse Comics back in 1991 and has prose short stories by several comic book writers and artists, most of whom hadn't had much work seen outside of the comics scene. It's one of my oldest books with work by Neil Gaiman. It also has a wonderful novella by Alan Moore (which was got my attention for the book in the first place).

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 02:59 PM
Trade edition of the Mirrormask storybook.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 03:02 PM
"MirrorMask: the Illustrated Film Script". The trade edition.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 03:03 PM
"MirrorMask: the Illustrated Film Script" This is the S/L version from Subterranean Press. Signed by Neil and the artist/movie director Dave McKean.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 03:11 PM
And finally... "Who Killed Amanda Palmer". This is a collection of photos of singer Amanda Palmer (who was with the Dresden Dolls) in various death poses. Neil wrote small stories to go with each picture. This collaboration has since led to the two of them getting married. Congratulations!

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Grant Wootton
03-20-2012, 05:03 PM
Some cool left of centre adds there Terry, nice 5584

TerryE
03-20-2012, 05:27 PM
And you'll be so happy, since you know what's next.

TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:12 PM
Now, it's finally on to the Stephen King stuff. I'll start with some odds & ends and miscellany. The first is a set of nine postcards with original art by John Mercer depicting stories from "Nightmares and Dreamscapes" from the Overlook Connection. Award yourself points if you can guess each story.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:13 PM
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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:17 PM
"The Stand" and "Dark Tower" hardback collections.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:24 PM
A bunch of anthologies.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:26 PM
This "Dark Forces" is a book club edition, but I'm pretty sure I got it at a local used book store, so easy searchin'.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Audiobooks. I love this version of "The Mist". It's acted out like a radio play and the 3-d sound effects are great.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:31 PM
More audio. The old cassette sets.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 06:32 PM
Couple more anthologies.

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TerryE
03-20-2012, 07:09 PM
One of the prides of my collection, and I got it for FREE. The first time I heard of Richard Bachman was a book review of "Thinner" in Twilight Zone Magazine. The reviewer was someone famous (I seem to think it was Charles Grant, but I can't find the info on Google) and I distinctly remember the statement that Bachman wrote about Maine like Stephen King did.

A few month later the news that Bachman was a pseudonym for King broke and "Thinner" went into a second printing and people started looking for the paperbacks of the first 4 books. And at the same time the owner of my comic store bought another shop in another part of town (more for the stock than actually keeping the location) and sent my buddy Vince to run it. The new shop was also selling used books as well as comics and Vince found a copy of "The Long Walk" soon after. Knowing what a big King fan I was, he put it aside and gave it to me. Thanks again, Vince!

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Grant Wootton
03-20-2012, 08:06 PM
Alright Terry - this is the STUFF !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :cool::cool::cool:

bsaenz24
03-20-2012, 08:23 PM
There looks to be a series in there....Ghost Story...Rosemary's Baby....where are those from?

TerryE
03-20-2012, 08:44 PM
Those were put out by the Book of the Month Club as "The Stephen King Horror Library". It was King's favorite horror books by other writers. King wrote introductions for all five books. Bookworm 1 has pictures of the covers in his collection thread on page 37.

I just did a little research about them, and there were supposed to be 10 books in the collection, but it seems the second 5 were never published. The complete set was to be:
1. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
2. Ghost Story by Peter Straub
3. Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
4. The House Next Door by Anne Rivers Siddons
5. The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
6. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
7. The Doll Who Ate His Mother by Ramsey Campbell
8. Strange Wine by Harlan Ellison
9. The Fog by James Herbert
10. The Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson

bsaenz24
03-20-2012, 08:46 PM
Wow, very cool. Thanks!

Tito_Villa
03-20-2012, 09:09 PM
Love that copy of The Long Walk, great story too

TerryE
03-20-2012, 09:42 PM
Thanks, Tom. "The Long Walk" is my favorite Bachman book.

srboone
03-20-2012, 09:52 PM
Great stuff, Terry! Love the N&D art.

Tito_Villa
03-21-2012, 09:12 AM
Thanks, Tom. "The Long Walk" is my favorite Bachman book.

Mine too!

Randy D. Rubin
03-21-2012, 02:34 PM
Great collection, Terry. Did you private message me about something. I think I deleted it before I could read it.

TerryE
03-21-2012, 02:49 PM
Thanks. And, yes I did. I had a couple questions about your story. PM me and I'll get them to you, if you're willing to discuss. It's sort of a writer to writer, brain-picking kind of questions.

TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Now onto some magazines. Start with TV Guide, remember when it was a digest? Nice Wrightson cover on the one, and I finally got a chance to read "Before the Play".

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TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:37 PM
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TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:38 PM
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This copy of Weird Tales, I've had since it was on the news stand.

TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:39 PM
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TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:41 PM
My printout of "The Plant". It's a shame that he stopped it a second time. Maybe someday it'll be finished, but I'm not holding my breath.

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TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:45 PM
The trade hardbacks on their shelves. Everything released after "The Talisman" is a first print.

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TerryE
03-22-2012, 08:46 PM
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Teriw
03-22-2012, 08:49 PM
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This copy of Weird Tales, I've had since it was on the news stand.

LOVE this esquire cover. I love how the story is "written" all over her.

Dan Hocker
03-22-2012, 08:52 PM
Great stuff Terry.

TerryE
03-22-2012, 09:13 PM
Yeah, that Esquire was a very clever idea, and they pulled it off quite well, too. I also like that Playboy put Marge Simpson on their cover. I wonder if there have been other drawings for covers over the years.

srboone
03-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Awesome collection, TErry! You have some trades that I need still!

TerryE
03-22-2012, 09:27 PM
I do believe I have all "books" that have been available on the mass market, by (not so much about) King, and Bachman. And if it's been available in hardback, then I have a hardback. I started off with the cash efficient route and bought paperbacks, then spent years converting them.

The good stuff will start in the next batch of pictures.

Grant Wootton
03-23-2012, 06:14 AM
Terry - absolutely loving your posts mate !!! Awesome stuff, and can't wait to see more !!!!! :cool::cool::cool:

Tito_Villa
03-23-2012, 10:11 AM
Great stuff, just not sure my girlfriend would let me have the playboy mags, she wouldn't believe the reason that they had a King story inside lol

srboone
03-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Put your foot down ,Tom! TELL her it's a King story...:D

Tito_Villa
03-23-2012, 10:53 AM
This is me being honest here, i like to think that i am the boss lol but in reality it's the other way around!

TerryE
03-23-2012, 01:11 PM
Hey, if you notice, they're still sealed in the bags. Can she argue with that? My wife hates the entire idea of it, too, so I know what it's like.

And you know there shouldn't be a boss, it should be equal sharing and respect.

jhanic
03-23-2012, 01:19 PM
I've been married almost 45 years. I've discovered the two words that are the secret to a long marriage:

"Yes, dear"

John

Tito_Villa
03-23-2012, 01:51 PM
I've been married almost 45 years. I've discovered the two words that are the secret to a long marriage:

"Yes, dear"

John

Haha definitely

cdfan
03-24-2012, 06:20 PM
I really like how you have your copy of The Plant, it looks nice. My copy is just stuffed in a box with all the pages still loose. I'm afraid to try to bind it myself as it is my only copy and I don't want to screw it up.

bookworm 1
03-24-2012, 06:29 PM
That and Your Right have gotten me through 20 years of marriage.
I've been married almost 45 years. I've discovered the two words that are the secret to a long marriage:

"Yes, dear"

John

bookworm 1
03-24-2012, 06:34 PM
I really like those post cards.Have you thought about framing them?They would make a neat peace of wall art.

peteOcha
03-25-2012, 09:43 PM
Great stuff! Love your King books! Wish I could get my collection all in hardcovers! (working on it!)

TerryE
03-26-2012, 01:27 PM
Thanks all. My King collection is a point of great pride for me. I just wish my other half could learn to appreciate it the same way. Even after all this time, I'm still convinced she'll give everything to Goodwill if I suddenly snuff it. As it is she wants me to throw out all the books that are stored in boxes in the back of the house.

cdfan: The Plant is just in a regular binder cover. I've got a three-hole punch from an old, old job and used that to make nice even holes. It was quite easy.

bookworm 1
03-26-2012, 05:56 PM
Only missing DM in hard cover.Not high on my list but one day I will get a copy in hardcover.
Great stuff! Love your King books! Wish I could get my collection all in hardcovers! (working on it!)

TerryE
03-26-2012, 06:19 PM
Now that you mention it, bookworm, I think my "Danse Macabre" is a reissue trade paperback. I have to check the shelf. I thought the reissue was in hardback, but I don't remember.

TerryE
03-29-2012, 02:08 PM
Thanks, BW! You made me look, and now I have to find Danse Macabre in hardcover. Hey, Squire just got one. Maybe he'd let it go for $10 or $15, or maybe an even trade for my paperback, if I pay for the postage on both.

peteOcha
03-29-2012, 02:11 PM
Squire's a good guy, I think he'd just give it to you so you could replace your pb. That is if he wasn't giving dm to me first.:)

TerryE
03-29-2012, 02:23 PM
Back to the books. Here's the pop-up book version of "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon". The adaptation and art were good, but the design work and engineering were outstanding.

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TerryE
03-29-2012, 02:26 PM
This sequence show how they put more story into the book by layering pages within the page, even with more pop-up work. And this is done on almost every page.

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