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THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH. Illustrated by Frank A. Utpatel. In the Original Illustrated Dust Jacket.
EBONY AND CRYSTAL. The Author's Own Copy of His Third Book.
THE MORIBUND PORTAL. Spectral Resonance & the Numen of the Gallows.
THE BOOK OF BLACK MAGIC AND OF PACTS. Including the Rites and Mysteries of Goetic Theurgy, Sorcery, and Infernal Necromancy. Prepared for Publication Under the Editorship of Dr. L.W. de Laurence. Text and Illustrations of the London Edition of 1898 Faithfully Reproduced.
TYPED LETTER FROM MRS. CLARK ASHTON SMITH Dated Five Days Before the Author's Death and Detailing His Medical Condition.
OBEAH SIMPLIFIED. THE TRUE WANGA! What It Really Is and How It Is Done. A Scientific But Plain Treatise From a Popular Point of View and Divested as Far as Possible of all Technical Terms.
THE GREEN MYSTERIES. ARCANA VIRIDIUM. An Occult Herbarium. Images by Bejamin A. Vierling. FORTHCOMING, Fall, 2018.
THE CONFESSIONS OF ALEISTER CROWLEY. An Autohagiography. Edited by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant. DAVID TIBET'S COPY.
ARS PHILTRON. Concerning the Aqueous Cunning of the Potion and Its Praxis in the Green Art Magical. First Edition, Signed.
THE STAR TREADER AND OTHER POEMS. The Author's Own Copy of His First Book.
THE MAZE OF MAAL DWEB [in] WEIRD TALES magazine, Vol 32, No 4., October, 1938 issue.