The author's first book published when he was just 19 years old in an edition of 1000 copies. As was customary practise the publisher would bind only enough copies to satisfy immediate orders, then when enough orders came in again another batch of copies were bound. There exists some 4 different state bindings of the 1st edition; this being the light blue paper over boards issued with the Bianca Conti portrait laid-in. A fine copy of a book over 100 years old! CLICK on author or title for additional photos.
Title: CLARK ASHTON SMITH: THE STAR-TREADER & Other Poems with Bianca Conti portrait,. The author's first book in its scarcest state!
Author: SMITH, Clark Ashton
Edition: [First Edition]
Publisher: San Francisco, A.M. Robertson, 1912
Seller ID: 986