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Offer: limited edition sampler booklet NOW WE ARE SICK, signed by Neil Gaiman

This is one copy of the booklet NOW WE ARE SICK, a sampler sent to prospective contributors to the book NOW WE ARE SICK, by Neil Gaiman and Stephen Jones. This sampler booklet is one of an unnumbered run of 150 copies printed in February 1986 by Neil Gaiman and Stephen Jones. It is signed by Neil Gaiman. View item here. This is a VERY rare item.

From the introduction:
If you have received a copy of this booklet, then you may have already been approached by either Stephen Jones or Neil Gaiman about contributing a poem to their planned anthology of nasty verse for children. If you have already been contacted, then this publication is a gentle reminder to refresh your memory. However, if this is the first you've heard about the proposed project, then we welcome a contribution from you along the guidelines which follow: ... and so forth.

Booklet has twelve unnumbered pages (i.e. six double-sided pages) inside a red cover, containing four illustrations by Alan Hunter and seven poems counting the little one from the editors. Contributors of poetry include Diana Wynne Jones, Alan Moore, Ramsey Campbell, Jo Fletcher, Gene Wolfe, and John M. Ford.

NOTE: There is some damage to the covers and the back page, as shown in the photographs. Item sold as is.

Minimum bid: $50.00 U.S.
Ending: April 25, 2009

Shipping: PLEASE NOTE! We'll ship anywhere by any means you choose, but shipping is NOT included in auction price, and payment for shipping will be the responsibility of the bidder. We strongly recommend insurance. Shipping quotes can be obtained from Daniel at; please tell him the name of the item and your location, and he'll give you the options. Thanks!
Tags: alan hunter, alan moore, closed, diana wynne jones, gene wolfe, jo fletcher, john m. ford, neil gaiman, now we are sick, ramsey campbell, stephen jones
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