“WELCOME TO THE WEIRD WEST!”: GUNSLINGER INSCRIBED BY STEPHEN KING
KING, Stephen. Dark Tower: The Gunslinger. West Kingston, Rhode Island, 1982.
First trade edition, issued simultaneously with a signed limited edition, of the first book in King's epic Dark Tower series, boldly inscribed by him on the half title in the year of publication, "For D— Welcome to the weird west! Stephen King, 7/17/82," with five full-page color illustrations, color endpapers and vignettes by acclaimed fantasy artist Michael Whelan, a splendid copy. $4500.