“Horror writers are specialists in the worst-case scenario.”
– Richard Laymon
Three-quarter Black Morocco Leather. FOUNDER’S COPY. Private Press, Limited.
Unique “founder’s copy” of the first hardcover edition. Bound-up from the first sheets supplied to the publisher from the printer. This copy specially bound for the founder of Kinnell Publications Limited, in three-quarter black Morocco (goat-skin), and red cloth-covered boards, gold stamping to spine, raised bands, top and fore-edge gilt. This copy and this copy alone has a colophon. This is the FIRST COPY of the First Hardcover Edition of this title, in a unique (one-of-a-kind) handsome binding. This state not issued in dust jacket. Accompanied by a SIGNED LETTER OF PROVIDENCE from Kinnell’s founder, A. E. Cunningham.
Richard Laymon was a prolific horror writer whose fans include such greats as Stephen King and Dean Koontz. He authored more than 30 novels and published 60 short stories in his lifetime. His novel Flesh was named the Best Horror Novel of 1988 and was shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, along with his novel Funland. Laymon is a must read for any true lover of horror fiction, and as Stephen King has said, “If you’ve missed Laymon, you’ve missed a treat.”.