The Eyes of the Dragon
Bangor, ME: Philtrum Press, 1984. 314 pages. 8-1/4 by 13 inches. Printed by the Stinehour Press in an edition of 1250 copies. One thousand copies for sale numbered in black ink and 250 numbered in red for private distribution. Illustrated by Kenneth R. Linkhauser. One of King's few fantasy novels, loosely set in the Dark Tower universe. In the mid-1980s, King dabbled in producing his own limited editions through his Philtrum Press. This is one of the most substantial publications he issued. ISBN: B00FN9LZE8.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket with minor wear to the corners. In a near fine slipcase with light shelfwear. This is no. 74 of 250 copies numbered in red for private distribution.
This copy is inscribed on the title page to King's friend, fellow author, and baseball fan, Stephen Jay Gould: "For Stephen Jay Gould--with immense respect and admiration--hope you (and maybe your kids) like this simple story. Stephen King. 5/2/85." [Association copy].