The Mothman Prophecies by John A. Keel [FIRST EDITION • FIRST PRINTING] 1975
The Mothman Prophecies by John A. Keel
FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING  SATURDAY REVIEW PRESS
Mega rare first edition of this occult classic.
Custom refurbished ex-library copy with flaws:
Dust jacket is in excellent shape; some minor shelf / rub wear and two very faint water stains on back. Full un-clipped panels with orig. cover price of $7.95. Now housed in a new HD archival quality mylar jacket.
Book itself is in fair to good condition. Boards are virtually pristine w/ some minor wear. clean; Spine looks great with the slightest bit of tilting. Library stamp on title page and top of text block [beside minor damp stain]. Minor discoloration to text block. Endpapers fixed to boards.
Inside, pages are strong [printed on thick paper] with minor toning. The majority of the pages are clean and read nicely, however several pages have visible staining [see last photo for an example of the worst of it], however stains are pale in color and do not obstruct any of the text. Overall, an extremely readable copy, despite some soiling, in a stunning dust jacket.
West Virginia, 1966. For thirteen months the town of Point Pleasant is gripped by a real-life nightmare that culminates in a tragedy that makes headlines around the world. Strange occurrences and sightings, including a bizarre winged apparition that becomes known as the Mothman, trouble this ordinary American community. Mysterious lights are seen moving across the sky. Domestic animals are found slaughtered and mutilated. And journalist John Keel, arriving to investigate the freakish events, soon finds himself an integral part of an eerie and unfathomable mystery...