Gerald Winters And Sons Has 2 Rare Lettered Copies of Stephen King’s The Plant

The Plant was an original Stephen King story printed in letterpress on imported Italian Fabriano Ingres paper by the Stinehour Press of Lunenburg, Vermont, and published privately by Philtrum Press – Stephen King’s publishing house. It was created by trusted friend and designer – Michael Alpert.

200 signed and numbered copies were distributed among friends on the King family Christmas card list in 1982, 1983 and 1985. 26 Lettered copies (A – Z) were reserved for familial presentation. These were never offered for sale and is very rare. The Plant was never completed.

Gerald Winters And Sons in Bangor, Maine is offering The Plant: Part One – Letter “C” and Part Three – Letter “G” to you today. To make it fair for collectors who may be trying to put together a full set, he will allow each copy to be purchased individually, or as a set if you so choose.

If you are interested in purchasing this book, Winters welcomes interested parties to email him at with their highest offer before Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 12:00pm EST. Customers need to be registered at GW and Son website ( with their address on file.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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