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Stephen King "The Plant" Trilogy, Signed Limited Edition 3-Vol. Matching Set Inscribed to Marty Ketchum, Leather Bound Tray-cased[Fine]
Stephen King "The Plant" Signed Limited Edition (Fine 3 Vol. set)  A Rare Gem for the Collector
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Fine for each of the three volumes. Each one is a wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Unread books with square and tight bindings that are not separated. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed. The original softcover books are free of any marks, spots, stains, or blemishes.

  $16,500.00
Publisher: Philtrum Press
Edition: Signed Limited Edition
Binding: Softcover paperback
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A Rare Gem for the Stephen King Collector


A Matching 3-volume Set, Each One Personally Inscribed by Stephen King to Marty Ketchum.

Bangor, Maine, 1982-1985. Stephen King "The Plant" Trilogy. Trade paperback soft cover editions. Limited Editions. All three volumes inscribed by Stephen King to Marty Ketchum. Parts one and two are string tied. Part three is perfect bound. Books one is Number 179 of 200. The book was designed by Michael Alpert and hand-sewn in Bangor, Maine at the Theodore Press. Book two is an un-numbered copy and was composed and printed by The Stinehour Press in Lunenburg, Vermont. Book three is Number 140 of 200 and was composed and printed by The Stinehour Press in Lunenburg, Vermont. Fine copies.


THE PLANT. A rare and highly collectible item. Signed limited edition. A complete and matching 3 volume set, personally inscribed by Stephen King to the same person, Marty Ketchum. A one-of-a-kind association collectible. "The Plant" is a short novel that was originally offered online for download and then subsequently published as a series of 3 softcover books. The softcover books were never made available for sale to the public.

The Plant was published by Stephen King's own publishing company, The Philtrum Press.

  • "The Plant" - Part 1, Published in 1982 (Number 179 of 200, personally inscribed by Stephen King to Marty Ketchum)
  • "The Plant" - Part 2, Published in 1983 (Not Numbered, personally inscribed by Stephen King to Marty Ketchum)
  • "The Plant" - Part 3, Published in 1985 (Number 140 of 200, personally inscribed by Stephen King to Marty Ketchum)
This collection of softcover books was given by Stephen King as a Christmas gift to Marty Ketchum.

Each softcover book is a signed limited edition of 200. A beautiful collection in Fine condition, presented in a green matching leather bound tray case that was specifically custom made for this set. Included is a note card from Shirley, Stephen King's secretary at that time.

Part one has the following inscription:

"For Marty Ketchum, Here's an odd little something for your collection. Much good wishes - Many, Stephen King 5/18/83"

Part two has the following inscription:

"For Marty, You're on the comp. list for Eyes - and here's Plant #2. Carlos said hello! Stephen King 9/11/84"

Part three has the following inscription:

"For Marty Ketchum - Best wishes for a great 1986 from all the crazies at Zenith House - and, of course, all the crazies at mine - Stephen King 12/29/85"


















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