CARVINGS FOR SALE. ONE-PAGE TYPED MANUSCRIPT, WITH A LONG MANUSCRIPT NOTE, SIGNED. Clark Ashton SMITH.

CARVINGS FOR SALE. ONE-PAGE TYPED MANUSCRIPT, WITH A LONG MANUSCRIPT NOTE, SIGNED.

Undated. Typed on one side of one leaf of plain 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper. Titled CARVINGS FOR SALE, the typed portion lists Ten of Smith's Carvings, with descriptions, priced between $15.00 and $25.00. Of note are the sculptures DAGON: "Head, half fish half human, Globular eyes, catfish whiskers, ears ending in fins, and comb-like fin on crown of head"; and TSATHOGGUA: "Bust in heavy relief. Bat-eared and toadish god, created by myself and incorporated into the Cthulhu mythology by Lovecraft". The handwritten note states: "Best photo (three pieces all sold) was taken by the purchaser. it shows copy of 'Lost Worlds' in back-ground. Other photos were taken some time back, and show, rather poorly,for the most part, carvings mostly sold since. If any of these appeal to you on strength of pictures, I could, if given time, do a variation on the same theme, though not a strict replica. Clark Ashton Smith". It appears that this typescript / manuscript originally accompanied some photographs of Smith's carvings, but we do not have these photos. Small rust mark at top from a paper clip, paper lightly toned, folded for mailing. Very good, overall. Item #311176

Price: $500.00