Notes: One of 20 copies quarter-bound in leather and issued in a folding clamshell box of the reissue of this cult novel, signed by Hjortsberg. This is the smallest limitation indicated on the colophon. The insides of the box are lined with the printed covers of the paperback version.
With an introduction by James Crumley; a foreword by Ridley Scott; and the text of a letter that Stephen King wrote in 1978 after he read the book. Centipede Press reissued this version in 2020; the original is one of the most sought-after works of modern weird fiction, featuring a "bizarre tangle of black magic, carnival freaks, and grisly voodoo" according to the e-book publisher. The novel was nominated for an Edgar award.
Edition + Condition: A fine copy in a fine clamshell box. This is copy V (five) of XX (twenty) Roman numeraled copies signed by Hjortsberg.
Publication: Lakewood, CO: Millipede Press, 2006.
Item No: #362770