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THE DARK CHATEAU

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: 506


More than sixty pages of new poetry, some not collected in SELECTED POEMS. [563 copies printed]. Fine in d.j., with very very minor toning to spine; The noted SF fan, Harold Worden's copy with his bookplate and a three-digit number written in pen. Nice tight copy. View more info

Image for CLARK ASHTON SMITH: THE DARK CHATEAU, Arkham House, 1951. [563 copies printed]. SIGNED and inscribed Christmas day, 1951; additionally SIGNED in full upon the half-title page CLARK ASHTON SMITH.   Copies of this title are rarely found signed and this is an unusually fine copy in d.j.

CLARK ASHTON SMITH: THE DARK CHATEAU, Arkham House, 1951. [563 copies printed]. SIGNED and inscribed Christmas day, 1951; additionally SIGNED in full upon the half-title page CLARK ASHTON SMITH. Copies of this title are rarely found signed and this is an unusually fine copy in d.j.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: 54


Clark Ashton Smith's first book of poetry issued by Arkham House in an edition of only 563 copies. Some poems remained unselected when SELECTED POEMS was issued. A little glue staining to the half-title page. Inscribed by CAS on the fly-leaf page, to his friend from childhood, Drew (Andrew Dewing) "From Clark," and dated the year of publication. Additionally signed in full, CLARK ASHTON SMITH, on the half-title. A fine copy in d.j., with just a little glue stain to fly-leaf page. A very sharp copy! No Clark Ashton Smith signatures are common, but this title is not often found signed. View more info

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ODES and SONNETS. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED, INSCRIBED TO ROY A. SQUIRES.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Book Club of California: 1918

Seller ID: 548


Clark Ashton Smith's second book, and his most beautiful. Printed letterpress upon fine papers by the noted San Francisco printers—Taylor & Taylor—San Francisco at this time was the center of fine press printing in the country. Only 300 numbered copies were printed and this is one of the most difficult of Smith books to obtain with his signature. This copy has the added distinction of being signed to the author's friend, literary executor and publisher, Roy A. Squires—who practised fine press printing in his own right. Fine presentation copy, housed in a beautiful Gray Parrot leather-... View more info

THE ABOMINATIONS OF YONDO

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 85


The last collection published before the author's death. Seventeen stories. Two bumped corners, else near fine in dust-jacket with rubbing at the spine and light wear at heel and lower tips. Rubbing is an inherent problem with this dust-wrapper in all instances. Thus, near fine in v.g. d.j. View more info

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SELECTED LETTERS OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 408


Two hundred seventy-six letters are quoted from the years 1911-1961 to such notables as Samuel Loveman, H.P. Lovecraft, Donald Wandrei, R.H. Barlow, August Derleth, RAH Hoffman, Donald Sidney-Fryer, and most importantly to his mentor, George Sterling. The book contains some fine photographs of CAS which are reproduced upon slick paper, enhancing reproduction. One of the last really good books issued during the twilight years of Arkham House. Well worth your investment. Approximately 3000 copies printed. As new unread copies in d.j. View more info

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TALES OF SCIENCE & SORCERY.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 783


Fourteen stories gathered from the pulp pages of Weird Tales, Wonder Stories, Saturn Science Fiction and others. A moving memoir by his friend, writer E. Hoffmann Price opens the book and is worth the price of admission by itself. Nice moody - I'm a big fan of Frank Utpatel's work - cover illustration reminiscent of CAS' own sculptured heads. [2482 copies printed.] Crisp unread copy virtually as new in d.j. View more info

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SPELLS and PHILTRES—PRESENTATION COPY! Arkham House, 1958. [519 copies printed].SIGNED, inscribed the month and year of publication.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1958.

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1211


This copy a Signed and Inscribed copy, presented to one of his oldest and dearest friends, Ethel Heiple. "Dear Ethel, Hope you like some of these. With affectionate regards, Clark. Mar. 13, 1958. Signed the month of publication. [519 Copies Printed]. Very light rubbing to d.j., else fine in d.j. View more info

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CATALOG 6: Modern Literature

By: SQUIRES, Ray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 154


Highlights of this twenty-one page catalog include, mportant materials by Lovecraft, Derleth, Cabell, Machen, Sterling and Smith: FAHRENHEIT 451the 200 copy asbestos edition by RAY BRADBURY. Also included is the 3-page essay by Squires on HPL'S, SHUNNED HOUSE—"THE MYSTERY OF THE SHUNNED HOUSE," and a copy of THE SHUNNED HOUSE bound by BARLOW, also includes postcards from HPL to CAS and much more CAS material. Lovecraft, Derleth, Cabell, Machen, Sterling and Smith are heavily represented. Highlights include, FAHRENHEIT 451-the 200 asbestos bound by Bradbury, scarce Cabell titles, Squires o... View more info

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CATALOG 20: Philip K. Dick & Friends, Hal Clement, H.P. Lovecraft & Friends

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 150


Much notable material including 28 SIGNED paperbacks by PKD, A SCANNER DARKLY manuscript, and other notable materials. HPL's rarest publication—THE MATERIALIST TODAY—at that time the only known copy, was offered for $17,500. There has since—I believe—one other copy verified and one unverified copy in existence. A fine copy in stiff-paper covers. View more info

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CATALOG 17: Fine Press, History & Bibliography, High Spots

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 151


A catalog of twenty-pages. Highlights include RAY BRADBURY'S 1st publised story appearence—HOLLERBOCHEN'S DILEMMA, a nice selection of PHILIP K. DICK books, signed by the author, books by H.P. Lovecraft, including early bibliographies, books by JACK VANCE, and other interesting materials. A fine copy. View more info

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CATALOG 18: Books, Autographs & Ephemerae

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 152


Catalog 18 is comprised of twenty-pages. Highlights include, a complete run of the scarce fanzine—PRESENTING MOONSHINE—44 issues, AUGUST DERLETH's scarcest book—LOVE LETTERS TO CAITLIN, a selection of books by publisher, DONALD M. GRANT, a listing of books by HPL, and other interesting material. View more info

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CATALOG 7: Beyond the Bibliographies

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 155


Catalog 7 is comprised of twenty-four pages, subtitled, "Unique items for collectors who are not satisfied with mere completeness." Highlights include a letter from BARLOW and HPL to CAS, an original manuscript by RAY BRADBURY, letters from William Crawford to HPL, a letter from ROBERT E. HOWARD to CAS, letter from CARL JACOBI to CAS, two photographs of HPL, from the WANDREI collection, a proof-page from FRANK BELKNAP LONG's —THE GOBLIN TOWER, with an annotation in HPL's hand—"A sample of what we're doing for sonny Belknap," HPL & SONIA's wedding announcement penned in HPL's hand to CAS,... View more info

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CATALOG 9: A Fantasy and SCIENCE FICTION Panmixia

By: SQUIRES, Roy A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 157


Catalog 9 consists of twenty-four pages and includes highlights—a typescript leaf from HPL's—THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, the manuscript of GALACTIC PATROL by E.E. SMITH, holograph letters from HPL to CAS, and the notification that two HPL letters were stolen from SQUIRES while at a party at his home. A Fine copy. View more info

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THE EYE AND THE FINGER

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI., Arkham House: 1944

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96


The author's first published prose work—twenty-one supernatural/science fiction—short stories gathered primarily from Astounding, and Weird Tales magazines. Tight very good copy with fingerprints to cloth and moderate rubbing, one corner bump, small spot of color loss at bottom cloth edge ; d.j., nice but faded to tan. V.g., in v.g.-, d.j. View more info

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DONALD WANDREI: POEMS FOR MIDNIGHT—Arkham House, 1964. [First edition], [742 copies printed]. SIGNED by author.

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 121


This slim volume collects all the fantasy poetry of the author—including those from ECSTACY, BROKEN MIRRORS, and DARK ODYSSEY, along with six previously unpublished poems. The book includes four, pen & ink drawings by the author's brother, Howard. Briefly inscribed and signed, this copy came directly from Arkham House. [742 copies printed]. A crisp, virtually as new copy in d.j., without the usual spine fading. View more info

STRANGE HARVEST

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 517


STRANGE HARVEST was the author's 2nd book of fiction published by the publishing house he helped found. A lovely as new unread copy in d.j. View more info

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STRANGE HARVEST—Galley proofs of the entire book! Arkham House, 1965.

By: WANDREI, Donald

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 524


A very complete set of galley proofs including the dust-jacket blurbs, spine lettering and biography. —of STRANGE HARVEST. Galley proofs so complete, for Arkham House books, are rare. View more info

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DONALD WANDREI: THE EYE AND THE FINGER. Arkham House, 1944. [First edition]. [1617 copies printed.] Arkham House's fifth book.

By: WANDREI, Donald.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1115


Twenty-One stories, reprinted primarily from ASTOUNDING and WEIRD TALES . [1617 copies printed]. Low print-run due to paper restrictions of WWII. Dust-jacket retains it's original green coloring with light soiling of spine; two corner nubs and some dusting to page edges; a nice tight copy. V.g.+ copy in v.g. d.j. . A listing from the Richard M. Jefts complete Arkham House collection. #RMJ13. View more info

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MANLY WADE WELLMAN: WHO FEARS THE DEVIL—Arkham House, 1963. [First edition]. [2058 copies]. Signed twice!

By: WELLMAN, Manly Wade

Price: $365.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 118


"High on the peaks, deep in the hollows of the Southern mountains live some of the last natural people left in America, and around and upon them press supernatural matters not to be found anywhere else . . . "—Manly Wade Wellman a note from his book. Eleven tales of John-the-Baladeer. [2058 copies printed]. Signed twice by the author; signed and inscribed to a bookseller on the title-page, and once on a pasted in sticker—possibly a Gerry de la Ree copy, as he was one of the first persons to send out blank stickers to authors for their signatures. A terrific Lee Brown Coye, d.j., illust... View more info

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JUMBEE and Other Uncanny Tales. Arkham House, 1944. [1559 copies]

By: WHITEHEAD, Henry S.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First Edition]. [1559 copies]

Seller ID: 1124


Fourteen stories harvested from WEIRD TALES magazine, with a 5-1/2 page introduction by Robert H. Barlow. Whitehead lead a colorful existence but did not begin serious fictioneering until he was stationed in the Virgin Islands for nine years as an Episcopal archdeacon. Barlow notes that Whitehead " . . . was a craftsman in his life and in his writing. . . his stories are the product of a cultivated and reflective mind and of an organized and dexterous pen." HPL was very fond of him. One of the more elusive AH titles. A few fingerprints to blue-black cloth; one corner just nubbed, light du... View more info