"A WORLD THAT ONLY STEPHEN KING COULD HAVE CREATED"
KING, Stephen. Skeleton Crew. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1985). Quarto, original half black cloth, original dust jacket.
First trade edition of King's critically praised collection of stories, featuring classics such as The Raft and The Mist, boldly inscribed by him on the half title, "For R— Best, Stephen King 10/6/89."
Skeleton Crew is "wonderfully gruesome. Don't turn your back on this book… [It] lifts the reader off the page into a world that only Stephen King could have created" (New York Times). Preceded by the Scream/Press signed limited first edition of 1000 copies. Fantasy and Horror 6-205.
Book fine; trace of edge-wear, small closed tear to rear panel of bright near-fine dust jacket.