"YOU SAID, 'IT'S DARK IN HERE. LET ME OUT'": RARE PRESENTATION COPY OF DOLAN'S CADILLAC, ONE OF ONLY A FEW KNOWN COPIES BOUND IN FULL MOROCCO AND SIGNED BY STEPHEN KING
KING, Stephen. Dolan's Cadillac. Northridge, California: Lord John Press, 1989. Slim octavo, original full black morocco, illustrated endpapers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $4500.
Signed limited first edition of this popular Stephen King short story, one of approximately 1000 copies printed. One of only a few known copies marked "Presentation copy" on the limitation page, specially bound in deluxe full morocco and signed on the half title by Stephen King.
King's homage to Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" later appeared in his 1993 anthology Nightmares and Dreamscapes. This signed limited edition of 1000 copies is comprised of 724 standard copies; 250 deluxe copies bound in half leather; 26 lettered copies, specially bound and slipcased; and a very small number of unnumbered copies with "Presentation copy" on the limitation page (like this one).