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  • Theli
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    No they're not readily available and tend to go for a tidy sum when they show up on Ebay.

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  • St. Troy
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    Thanks

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  • Dave1442397
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    Originally posted by St. Troy View Post
    Are the prints still available separately anywhere?
    I would ask David at Betts Books - david@bettsbooks.com

    If he doesn't have them, he should be able to track down a set, or at least keep you in mind next time he gets a set. I know he's swamped right now, so don't expect a reply right away.

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  • St. Troy
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    Originally posted by Theli View Post
    Just the unsigned edition did not come with the prints bound in, they were sold separately.
    Are the prints still available separately anywhere?

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  • Theli
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    Just the unsigned edition did not come with the prints bound in, they were sold separately.

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  • RonClinton
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    Interesting. I'd always assumed the B&N edition w/ all its art was a reprint-of-sorts of the Centipede edition -- didn't realize the prints were loose and not included in the latter.

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  • Theli
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    I wish had those prints something fierce...

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  • St. Troy
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    Nice stuff there; thanks.

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  • Dave1442397
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    Originally posted by St. Troy View Post
    I thought I'd heard that the run of 600 lacked the interior photos present on the other editions, no? Perhaps I misunderstood something I've read, or perhaps you're saying the photos were separate and not in the book.

    It would be good news if this edition did have photos; I might then be interested in hunting one down - without the photos, it strikes me as just a big, black lump, scarcely more appealing then the common illustrated edition (Knopf etc.), which would have the photos. Ok, I'm overstating things - I like cloth books, I like Salem's Lot, and I like limited editions - so who am I kidding, I'd still want one of these, but not for $200+ without photos.
    Correct, it only has the cover photo and one photo page inside the book. My copy came with the traycase made by www.stephenkingcollector.com and a set of photos courtesy of Betts Books.

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  • St. Troy
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    Originally posted by Dave1442397 View Post
    I got an excellent copy (1/600) from Betts Books a while back. Not only was it still brand new and sealed in shrink wrap, it also came with a set of the original photos taken for the book. If I remember correctly I paid $225 for it.
    I thought I'd heard that the run of 600 lacked the interior photos present on the other editions, no? Perhaps I misunderstood something I've read, or perhaps you're saying the photos were separate and not in the book.

    It would be good news if this edition did have photos; I might then be interested in hunting one down - without the photos, it strikes me as just a big, black lump, scarcely more appealing then the common illustrated edition (Knopf etc.), which would have the photos. Ok, I'm overstating things - I like cloth books, I like Salem's Lot, and I like limited editions - so who am I kidding, I'd still want one of these, but not for $200+ without photos.

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  • Dave1442397
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    Originally posted by T-Dogz_AK47 View Post
    That's why I have never bothered trying to get a copy of this edition. I heard it's just too much of a nightmare to keep clean!!!

    Damn shame though, as Salem's Lot is a bloody good book!!!

    What it needs is a specialist publisher, expert in creating beautifully crafted books to really go to town and release a definitive super deluxe edition...

    Now where do we find such a publisher?....







    Hey Brian!.....
    I just came across this thread again as I was looking at CP editions of 'Salem's Lot. It only took three years

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  • Theli
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    ^Not bad at all!

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  • stroppygoblin
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    Originally posted by RJK1981 View Post
    That is a good price, which surprises me since his stuff is often overpriced compared to people selling the same items. Not sure if I have gotten anything from that seller, but they have a good rating, so I am sure the book is as described
    I just picked this book up for $190 in mint condition still sealed. I think it was a great price, but shows what you can get with patience.

    Does anyone have one of The Collectors cases for sale?

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  • RJK1981
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    That is a good price, which surprises me since his stuff is often overpriced compared to people selling the same items. Not sure if I have gotten anything from that seller, but they have a good rating, so I am sure the book is as described

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  • T-Dogz_AK47
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    Originally posted by Martin View Post
    The opening bid on this one seams reasonable, if the book is as described:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/SALEMS-LOT-S...item51b1ed66db
    Nice find Martin, that is indeed a very reasonable price.

    I may have to jump on this edition myself if thegunslinger41 doesn't wish to bid on it.

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