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Typed Letter Signed, on Mrs. Clark Ashton Smith's Letterhead, Dated Five Days Before the Author's Death and Detailing His Medical Condition. 117 - 9th Street, Pacific Grove, California. Dated Aug 9?/61. Addressed to "My very Dear Harry, Sophia" [Harry Rosenberry, Manager of the Auburn branch of the Bank of California].... more

Price: $450.00 USD

Boston: Little,Brown and Company, 1962.

First Edition [stated]. Octavo, original tan cloth titled in green on spine, publisher's device in blind on upper cover, top edges stained green. 406 pp. With a short non-authorial inscription on the front free endpaper "to Pat, With Love, Xmas 1962 From Mom & Dad". Green dye to upper page... more

Price: $85.00 USD

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946.

First Edition. Large crown octavo, original black cloth titled and decorated in gilt on spine. 3004 copies printed. 474 pp. Corners bumped, spine creased and dull, small faint stain on top page edges; a good, sound copy only, in a fine FACSIMILE dust jacket. A decent reading copy, or a... more

Price: $145.00 USD

UK: The Society for Esoteric Endeavour, 2018..

First Printing of this edition, the first Hardcover Edition of a work first issued in paper wrappers in 1895. Afterword by Christopher Josiffre. 139 pp. Octavo, original black cloth titled and decorated in white, decorative embossed endpapers. 193 copies were printed, of which this is one of 74 copies issued... more

Price: $350.00 USD

Everett, Pennsylvania: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936.

First edition. A VIRTUALLY FINE COPY IN THE MOST DESIRABLE DUST JACKET AND WITH THE ERRATA SLIP. Octavo, original black cloth titled in silver. Of two known bindings, this copy has the title in upper and lower case letters. 158 pp., four illustrations by Frank Utpatel. A virtually fine copy... more

Price: $7,500.00 USD

San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1912.

First Edition. Octavo, original gold-stamped buff boards in dust jacket. [100] pp. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper "Clark Ashton Smith, Auburn, Cal. Nov. 27th, 1912". With a later inscription by the author on the same leaf, dated a few months before his death: "For Harry Rosenberry,... more

Price: $650.00 USD

Pacific Grove, CA: Roy Squires and Clyde Beck, 1962.

First Edition. Octavo, original light brown wrappers printed in green on upper cover. 390 copies printed, of which this is one of 175 copies issued in boards with black cloth spine titled in gilt. 175 were paperbound in printed wrappers - 75 in chestnut wrappers printed in brown, 20 copies... more

Price: $350.00 USD

Chicago: Privately Printed; The deLaurence Company., 1937..

Reprint of the 1898 London edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original black cloth with gilt titles on spine and front panel, black endpapers, top edges gilt. Frontispiece, xv + 296pp. Illustrated throughout with full page plates, plus magical seals, circles, and sigils. Waite's classic work was originally published in London by George... more

Price: $750.00 USD

Toronto: The American News Company, 1948..

The First Appearance in Print of this Short Story. This issue corresponds to the same monthly issue as the US edition (Vol 40, No. 3), but with Canadian ads. Paper off-white and creamy, small edgetears, small marks on rear covers; an excellent copy; near fine. The print runs on these... more

Price: $55.00 USD

Indianapolis: Popular Fiction Publishing Company. , 1938.

The First Appearance in Print of this Short Story. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this legendary pulp magazine. Full colour cover illustration by Virgil Finlay. Off-white paper. Three snall punctures to the front cover, denting the first few pages in the same small spots; a few tiny... more

Price: $125.00 USD

Indianapolis: Popular Fiction Publishing Company. , 1938.

The First Appearance in Print of this Short Story. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this legendary pulp magazine. Full colour cover illustration by Margaret Brundage. Off-white paper, crisp covers with unfaded spine, a few tiny creases; a near fine copy. ... more

Price: $150.00 USD

Kingswood, Surrey, UK: The Worlds Work. , 1940.

The first UK appearance of this story. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this pulp magazine. Full colour cover illustration by W.J. Roberts depicting a scene from the Smith story. Paper browned at edges but close to off-white, not fragile or chipping., covers uncreased, a very good bright... more

Price: $125.00 USD

Lakewood, Colorado: Centipede Press, 2016.

First Edition. Deluxe Issue, one of 200 copies signed by Donald Ho, Ron Hilger, Donald Sidney-Fryer (and by Smith in facsimile), this being copy No. 154. Quarto - large format, 11 inches tall. Original black cloth titled in gold on spine panel, map endpapers. 252 pp. Illustrated throughout in full... more

Price: $300.00 USD

Lakewood, Colorado: Centipede Press, 2017.

First Edition. Deluxe Issue, one of 300 copies signed by Conners (and by Smith in facsimile), this being copy No. 298. Quarto, original black cloth embossed in blind on front cover, spine panel titled in white and yellow, marbled gold endpapers. 439 pp. Illustrated throughout in full colour, as well... more

Price: $325.00 USD

London: W. Collins & Co Ltd., [1930].

First Edition, later issue & binding. Octavo, original black cloth titled in red on spine and front panel, border in red on front panel. 269 pp + [2] pp ads at rear. The ads are for "NEW 7/6 DETECTIVE NOVELS" and list Miles Burton - THE HARDWAY DIAMONDS MYSTERY (1930);... more

Price: $35.00 USD

London: Geoffrey Bles., [1953].

First Edition. Octavo, original red boards titled in black on spine [224] pp. Small marks to covers, a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. ... more

Price: $35.00 USD

Toronto: Dodd, Mead & Company (Canada) Limited, [1933]..

First Canadian Edition. Octavo, original mauve cloth titled in black on spine and front cover. 301 pp. Likely, these are the same sheets and binding as the US edition, with new preliminaries. Faint cup rings to the cloth; no dust jacket. A very good copy of a very scarce book.... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company., 1934.

First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial yellow cloth blocked in black. 357 pp. Front free endpaper lacking, and inner front hinge cracked; some light stains to the text block. Yellow cloth slightly dust-soiled, as usual but not too badly at all. No dust jacket. About a very good copy of a... more

Price: $45.00 USD

London: W.H. Allen. , 1977..

First edition, Octavo, original boards. 205 pp. A very good clean copy in dust wrapper which has a few creases to the front flap. ... more

Price: $25.00 USD

London: Rider and Company, 1952.

First edition. Octavo, original blue boards titled in black on spine panel. 183 pp. Publisher's sticker on copyright page with some show-through; a very good copy in a dust jacket that is somewhat worn and rubbed with chips and short closed tears. ... more

Price: $35.00 USD

[North Yorkshire]: Tartarus Press. , [1998]..

First printing of this new edition. Octavo, original wine coloured boards titled in gilt on spine and front panel, green marbled endpapers, silk bookmark. 196 pp. 350 numbered copies printed. Three tipped-in black & white plates by Sidney Sime. Contains for the first time all three of the Sidney Sime... more

Price: $150.00 USD

Cheltenham: Skylight Press., 2013..

First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth titled in gilt on spine panel. 139 pp. Index. The Limited First Edition hardcover, issued in an edition of only 250 hand-numbered copies, each copy signed by Gareth Knight, this being copy # 96. A fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued. ... more

Price: $250.00 USD

Wellingborough: The Aquarian Press., [1983]..

First edition. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. 144 pp, appendixes, bibliography, index. Issued in the publisher's Esoteric Themes and Perspective Series. Small scuff to lower front cover, slightly bumped; a near fine copy. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Samuel Weiser., [1975]..

Reprint of the 1898 London edition, in trade paperback format. Weiser first issued this book in 1972, this is their second printing of 1975. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. 326 pp. One faint spine crease, two tiny ink notes to the margins of the text on the first few leaves, otherwise... more

Price: $30.00 USD

No Place [California]: Three Hands Press., 2018.

First Edition. Octavo, original purple cloth decorated in gilt on front panel, gilt titles on spine. 88 pp + Bibliography. 500 hand-numbered copies printed. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, as new. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

Typed Letter Signed, on Mrs. Clark Ashton Smith's Letterhead, Dated Five Days Before the Author's Death and Detailing His Medical Condition. 117 - 9th Street, Pacific Grove, California. Dated Aug 9?/61. Addressed to "My very Dear Harry, Sophia" [Harry Rosenberry, Manager of the Auburn branch of the Bank of California].... more

Price: $450.00 USD

Boston: Little,Brown and Company, 1962.

First Edition [stated]. Octavo, original tan cloth titled in green on spine, publisher's device in blind on upper cover, top edges stained green. 406 pp. With a short non-authorial inscription on the front free endpaper "to Pat, With Love, Xmas 1962 From Mom & Dad". Green dye to upper page... more

Price: $85.00 USD

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946.

First Edition. Large crown octavo, original black cloth titled and decorated in gilt on spine. 3004 copies printed. 474 pp. Corners bumped, spine creased and dull, small faint stain on top page edges; a good, sound copy only, in a fine FACSIMILE dust jacket. A decent reading copy, or a... more

Price: $145.00 USD

UK: The Society for Esoteric Endeavour, 2018..

First Printing of this edition, the first Hardcover Edition of a work first issued in paper wrappers in 1895. Afterword by Christopher Josiffre. 139 pp. Octavo, original black cloth titled and decorated in white, decorative embossed endpapers. 193 copies were printed, of which this is one of 74 copies issued... more

Price: $350.00 USD

Everett, Pennsylvania: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936.

First edition. A VIRTUALLY FINE COPY IN THE MOST DESIRABLE DUST JACKET AND WITH THE ERRATA SLIP. Octavo, original black cloth titled in silver. Of two known bindings, this copy has the title in upper and lower case letters. 158 pp., four illustrations by Frank Utpatel. A virtually fine copy... more

Price: $7,500.00 USD

San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1912.

First Edition. Octavo, original gold-stamped buff boards in dust jacket. [100] pp. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper "Clark Ashton Smith, Auburn, Cal. Nov. 27th, 1912". With a later inscription by the author on the same leaf, dated a few months before his death: "For Harry Rosenberry,... more

Price: $650.00 USD

Pacific Grove, CA: Roy Squires and Clyde Beck, 1962.

First Edition. Octavo, original light brown wrappers printed in green on upper cover. 390 copies printed, of which this is one of 175 copies issued in boards with black cloth spine titled in gilt. 175 were paperbound in printed wrappers - 75 in chestnut wrappers printed in brown, 20 copies... more

Price: $350.00 USD

Chicago: Privately Printed; The deLaurence Company., 1937..

Reprint of the 1898 London edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original black cloth with gilt titles on spine and front panel, black endpapers, top edges gilt. Frontispiece, xv + 296pp. Illustrated throughout with full page plates, plus magical seals, circles, and sigils. Waite's classic work was originally published in London by George... more

Price: $750.00 USD

Toronto: The American News Company, 1948..

The First Appearance in Print of this Short Story. This issue corresponds to the same monthly issue as the US edition (Vol 40, No. 3), but with Canadian ads. Paper off-white and creamy, small edgetears, small marks on rear covers; an excellent copy; near fine. The print runs on these... more

Price: $55.00 USD

Indianapolis: Popular Fiction Publishing Company. , 1938.

The First Appearance in Print of this Short Story. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this legendary pulp magazine. Full colour cover illustration by Virgil Finlay. Off-white paper. Three snall punctures to the front cover, denting the first few pages in the same small spots; a few tiny... more

Price: $125.00 USD

Indianapolis: Popular Fiction Publishing Company. , 1938.

The First Appearance in Print of this Short Story. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this legendary pulp magazine. Full colour cover illustration by Margaret Brundage. Off-white paper, crisp covers with unfaded spine, a few tiny creases; a near fine copy. ... more

Price: $150.00 USD

Kingswood, Surrey, UK: The Worlds Work. , 1940.

The first UK appearance of this story. Quarto, original colour pictorial wrappers. Single issue of this pulp magazine. Full colour cover illustration by W.J. Roberts depicting a scene from the Smith story. Paper browned at edges but close to off-white, not fragile or chipping., covers uncreased, a very good bright... more

Price: $125.00 USD

Lakewood, Colorado: Centipede Press, 2016.

First Edition. Deluxe Issue, one of 200 copies signed by Donald Ho, Ron Hilger, Donald Sidney-Fryer (and by Smith in facsimile), this being copy No. 154. Quarto - large format, 11 inches tall. Original black cloth titled in gold on spine panel, map endpapers. 252 pp. Illustrated throughout in full... more

Price: $300.00 USD

Lakewood, Colorado: Centipede Press, 2017.

First Edition. Deluxe Issue, one of 300 copies signed by Conners (and by Smith in facsimile), this being copy No. 298. Quarto, original black cloth embossed in blind on front cover, spine panel titled in white and yellow, marbled gold endpapers. 439 pp. Illustrated throughout in full colour, as well... more

Price: $325.00 USD

London: W. Collins & Co Ltd., [1930].

First Edition, later issue & binding. Octavo, original black cloth titled in red on spine and front panel, border in red on front panel. 269 pp + [2] pp ads at rear. The ads are for "NEW 7/6 DETECTIVE NOVELS" and list Miles Burton - THE HARDWAY DIAMONDS MYSTERY (1930);... more

Price: $35.00 USD

London: Geoffrey Bles., [1953].

First Edition. Octavo, original red boards titled in black on spine [224] pp. Small marks to covers, a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. ... more

Price: $35.00 USD

Toronto: Dodd, Mead & Company (Canada) Limited, [1933]..

First Canadian Edition. Octavo, original mauve cloth titled in black on spine and front cover. 301 pp. Likely, these are the same sheets and binding as the US edition, with new preliminaries. Faint cup rings to the cloth; no dust jacket. A very good copy of a very scarce book.... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company., 1934.

First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial yellow cloth blocked in black. 357 pp. Front free endpaper lacking, and inner front hinge cracked; some light stains to the text block. Yellow cloth slightly dust-soiled, as usual but not too badly at all. No dust jacket. About a very good copy of a... more

Price: $45.00 USD

London: W.H. Allen. , 1977..

First edition, Octavo, original boards. 205 pp. A very good clean copy in dust wrapper which has a few creases to the front flap. ... more

Price: $25.00 USD

London: Rider and Company, 1952.

First edition. Octavo, original blue boards titled in black on spine panel. 183 pp. Publisher's sticker on copyright page with some show-through; a very good copy in a dust jacket that is somewhat worn and rubbed with chips and short closed tears. ... more

Price: $35.00 USD

[North Yorkshire]: Tartarus Press. , [1998]..

First printing of this new edition. Octavo, original wine coloured boards titled in gilt on spine and front panel, green marbled endpapers, silk bookmark. 196 pp. 350 numbered copies printed. Three tipped-in black & white plates by Sidney Sime. Contains for the first time all three of the Sidney Sime... more

Price: $150.00 USD

Cheltenham: Skylight Press., 2013..

First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth titled in gilt on spine panel. 139 pp. Index. The Limited First Edition hardcover, issued in an edition of only 250 hand-numbered copies, each copy signed by Gareth Knight, this being copy # 96. A fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued. ... more

Price: $250.00 USD

Wellingborough: The Aquarian Press., [1983]..

First edition. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. 144 pp, appendixes, bibliography, index. Issued in the publisher's Esoteric Themes and Perspective Series. Small scuff to lower front cover, slightly bumped; a near fine copy. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

New York: Samuel Weiser., [1975]..

Reprint of the 1898 London edition, in trade paperback format. Weiser first issued this book in 1972, this is their second printing of 1975. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. 326 pp. One faint spine crease, two tiny ink notes to the margins of the text on the first few leaves, otherwise... more

Price: $30.00 USD

No Place [California]: Three Hands Press., 2018.

First Edition. Octavo, original purple cloth decorated in gilt on front panel, gilt titles on spine. 88 pp + Bibliography. 500 hand-numbered copies printed. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, as new. ... more

Price: $45.00 USD

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