Can Anyone Tell Me Anything About This Book?

Discussion in 'Black House' started by Brian Wilcox, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. Brian Wilcox

    Brian Wilcox New Member

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    I was given this as a gift and I am trying to find out a little about it so I know how good of care I need to take care of it.

    It is a "Black House" book by Stephen King and Peter Straub

    There was no Dust Jacket on the book and it was given to me wrapped in plastic (making me think the previous owner thought enough of it to keep it protected)

    I have searched the ISDN # and cannot find any pics of a book with this cover.

    I do not believe it is a leather bound book although it does have that feel. Even though the gold etchings are indented, it otherwise feels like a normal covered book.

    From what I can find on the info page it says Copyright 2001 by Stephen King and Peter Straub.

    It does say "A limited edition of this book has been published by Donald M Grant" which makes me believe this is not it.

    ISBN 0-375-50439-7

    Looks like published by Random House and on that page it says First Trade Edition.

    Also just noticed the last line says book design by Victoria Wong.

    Thanks in advance for your help
     
  2. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...it is a beauty, but I've never seen the like....there are much more learned souls on here than I when it comes to a book's provenance...
     
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  3. 91rewoT

    91rewoT Backwards Sister Member

    Hmmm...I googled around a bit but all I could find in a leather edition is black...anyone else?
     
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  4. VampireLily

    VampireLily Vampire Goddess & General P.I.T.A

    It looks like it may have been part of a set which included The Talisman. Unfortunately, the link on the site doesn't go to that particular set but to the special edition Gun Slinger sets.

    Check it out....


    DT VII - The Dark Tower coming September 21, 2004
     
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  5. VampireLily

    VampireLily Vampire Goddess & General P.I.T.A

    i was wrong... i found an alternate link and the gift set is for The Black and white set that i own in the case with signatures.

    the mystery continues.


    Brian, do you have an image of the title page... maybe with a Special Edition number on it...it would say
    something like: Copy 7 of 500
     
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  6. EMTP513

    EMTP513 Well-Known Member

    Well...I feel silly b/c I thought it was called BLEAK House. I could swear I recall a book by that name and I thought he wrote it. I thought a different novelist wrote Black House..
     
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  7. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    Bleak House is a book by Charles Dickens :)
     
  8. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

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    This is a Black House poster Limited Edition from Cemetery Dance - maybe if you contact them they can help you with your search?

    Cemetery Dance Publications: Black House Limited Edition Poster by Tomislav Tikulin
     

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