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'Salem's Lot
(566 pages - © 2004)

Publisher: Centipede Press

Photographs by: Jerry Uelsmann

Deluxe Copies: 25

Signed and Numbered Copies: 380

Unsigned/Gift edition: 600

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Deluxe edition w/slipcase

 

 

  • 25 deluxe copies bound in goatskin and enclosed in a traycase lined with japanese cotton; Fifteen of these massive books (numbered I - XV in black ink) were available for sale, the others were numbered I - X in red ink. Jerad decided to use roman numerals because he felt that they were much more elegant that letters. Preliminary estimates on price are $7,500 - $8,500


  • The limited edition of 380 copies bound in Japanese cloth, 315 numbered copies were offered for sale. Weighing in at just under 9 pounds, this book has the same massive dimensions as the deluxe edition. This book is jet black with the title debossed on the spine and photograph by Jerry Uelsmann pasted on the front; the quality of materials of this book is unrivaled compared to recent limited edition books. Originally sold for $470; current value $1,800 - $2,000 black ink / $4,250 - $5,000 red ink

  • An unsigned edition of 600 copies, bound in cloth were offered for sale. This edition did not have the Jerry Uelsmann photographs inside and is made of thinner paper; also no slipcase was offered with this book. A 200 copy limited edition traycase was offered by stephenkingcollector.com for this book. current value $200 - $250


This book was made by a very small publishing house who had never done any Stephen King books and the project was not known about ahead of time by most in the SK community. This book also required pre-payment by check or paypal. As such, there was some initial confusion as to the authenticity of this project. For many people, by the time they found out about the book AND determined that this was a legitimate offer, the book was already sold out.

Quick reference:
- 600 unsigned copies, not numbered
- 300 limited edition copies numbered 1-300 in black
- 80 limited edition copies numbered 1-80 in red
- 15 deluxe leather copies numbered I-XV in black
- 10 deluxe leather copies numbered I-X in red






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