Viking, 1984. FIRST EDITION, First Printing, (states First Published ... on copyright page.) "King and Straub have combined their talents to create an unforgettable epic of fantasy, adventure, and resounding triumph." Very good condition, original dust jacket not price clipped ($18.95,) edge tears and chips. The first (1984) collaboration between horror/fantasy writers King and Straub. In the Talisman, 12-year-old Jack Sawyer takes on a quest in this and a parallel world, the "Territories," to acquire a mystical talisman that will save the life of his dying mother and her "twinner," the Queen of the Territories. Jack "flips" back and forth between worlds during his journey. 646 pages.