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    I've been reading Stephen King since the release of Misery when I was a mere teenager, but I only started collecting SK purposefully around 1.5 - 2 years ago. Iíve always had the "collector's gene", the "collector's bug" (whatever the hell this sickness is). I wish I had found this site and Betts Books before I started collecting Ė would have saved me making a few dud purchases.

    One of my collecting goals for this year was to start a collection thread here and - now that Iíve finally got these new bookshelves - here it is.

    Itís a very modest collection compared to the gargantuan collections on here. In terms of direction, my focus is pretty standard: 1st editions (both UK and US) and the S/Lís (of King's own work or anthologies). Primarily due to space restrictions and the fact that I can't get absolutely everything, Iím not collecting gift / artist editions unless itís a particular favourite book of mine or thereís no S/L alternative (as in the PS Publishing series). And Lettered editions are beyond my budget.

    Finally, you may not be able to see them, but I also have three Asbestos Firestarters and one first state Salemís Lot - but they're disguised as ďShipping and Postage CostsĒ from the US to Australia!




    My US 1sts :










    My UK 1sts










    My S/Ls and other special editions:













    A Clive Barker Weaveworld S/L and a Centipede Press S/L (A Mountain Walked Ė one of my favourite non SK S/Lís) have snuck in here.



    A Charles Grant S/L (from PS Publishing) is hanging out in here too. Oh, and a chubby ChthuluÖ


    My baby:









    My Bachmans and some other little dudes:


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    Here's some other firsts, including Joe Hill the Night Visions (all S/L but not matching, unfortunately).



    Some others, including my Clive Barker UK firsts and S/L Books of Blood. Also some contemporary favourites, especially Laird Barron.


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    Wow! What a beautiful collection, Antoni. I love the shelves. Your Bachmans look in very nice condition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonp View Post
    Wow! What a beautiful collection, Antoni. I love the shelves. Your Bachmans look in very nice condition.
    Thanks so much Jon. And those shelves are IKEA standards - build em yourself in a day or, if you're handy with a hammer like me, around 2 weeks.

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    Looks lovely!
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    DT II: The Drawing of the Three S/L #644 FOUND 7/9/15!

    MM AGoT, MM ACoK, SP ASoS #320 - GRRM - can trade

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    Man oh man... you got a ton of nice books. AND LET ME SAY... the condition (from what I can see here) of your books is just top notch! Good job!!!!!
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    Nothing modest about your collection, Antoni: it's absolutely gorgeous!
    Thank you for sharing!!

    sk

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    VERY nice collection! I like how you have separated the US from the UK editions (as it should be done).

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    Very Cool! lots of nice things that I wish I had

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    I really like your bookshelves that display so well and don't seem to take over space in the room.

    The collection is amazing and my new collection is in my office and was only going to be Dark Tower as i have limited desk space to display. After seeing your collection though, I realize I'm in denial and will have to create more space like this when I buy some other King books outside of Dark Tower :-) Thanks for sharing. -jake

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    VERY VERY NICE COLLECTION !!!

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    Great looking collection Antoni! Very well organized.

    Quote Originally Posted by carlosdetweiller View Post
    I like how you have separated the US from the UK editions (as it should be done).
    I must have missed that memo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zelig View Post
    Great looking collection Antoni! Very well organized.

    Quote Originally Posted by carlosdetweiller View Post
    I like how you have separated the US from the UK editions (as it should be done).
    I must have missed that memo.
    But now you know.

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    Really great stuff! A collection to be proud of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by becca69 View Post
    Looks lovely!
    Thx becca

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    Quote Originally Posted by webstar1000 View Post
    Man oh man... you got a ton of nice books. AND LET ME SAY... the condition (from what I can see here) of your books is just top notch! Good job!!!!!
    Thanks Kris! Yes, I've tried to aim for NF+ on most things. Of course there's some notable exceptions - the US Salem's Lot needs a good hospital stay, and a few others where the blemishes are deceitfully hidden

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    Quote Originally Posted by frik View Post
    Nothing modest about your collection, Antoni: it's absolutely gorgeous!
    Thank you for sharing!!

    sk

    Cheers Siep, thanks for the encouragement. Coming from all of the SK canons on this site, means a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carlosdetweiller View Post
    VERY nice collection! I like how you have separated the US from the UK editions (as it should be done).
    Wow, thanks Bob! And yes, the way the bookshelves are designed, a "left and right wing" division seemed best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zelig View Post
    Great looking collection Antoni! Very well organized
    Cheers Paul, much appreciated. Still chasing a few of the 1sts. Before I was a registered member here, it was actually seeing your collection that inspired my direction to get both the UK and US 1sts, so, thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cwalker View Post
    Really great stuff! A collection to be proud of.
    Thank you mate, much appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsmcmullen92 View Post
    Very Cool! lots of nice things that I wish I had
    Thanks Josh. I tend to buy in "bulk" because of postage (bulk from Betts, usually!).

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    Quote Originally Posted by LokiJake View Post
    I really like your bookshelves that display so well and don't seem to take over space in the room.

    The collection is amazing and my new collection is in my office and was only going to be Dark Tower as i have limited desk space to display. After seeing your collection though, I realize I'm in denial and will have to create more space like this when I buy some other King books outside of Dark Tower :-) Thanks for sharing. -jake
    Cheers Jake. And yes, you're in denial. I bought the IT S/L and said to myself, "This is all I need, one nice book to pay homage to one of my favourite writers." Then it arrived, and I saw this tome, and thought. "Well, maybe one more" Then, "Well, I can't have this without having that..." And now I'm in SK collecting Anonymous.

    The bookshelves are IKEA - they look good but have a slightly "flimsy" feel to them... Only slightly, and I'm definitely happy with them. They come with an "extension" level for another shelf up the top (see Honkytonk's thread here - Chad has those extensions), but I couldn't fit it because of the damn picture rails in that room.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stockerlone View Post
    VERY VERY NICE COLLECTION !!!
    Thank you, mate

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    The shelves are very sharp! Great collection!

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    Very very nice. Your whole set-up has a very 'sterile' feel to it, which is awesome! Congrats!

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