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Image for THE FANTASY FAN.  1933-35.  1-18.  COMPLETE RUN: Early appearances by H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch and others.  Complete sets, very scarce.

THE FANTASY FAN. 1933-35. 1-18. COMPLETE RUN: Early appearances by H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch and others. Complete sets, very scarce.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P., HOWARD, ROBERT E., SMITH, CLARK ASHTON)

Price: $2,500.00

Seller ID: 518


The legendary FANTASY FAN, published by Charles Hornig—yes they called him affectionately, "Horny"—was an amazing vision and production, especially considering Hornig was just a teenager. H.P. Lovecraft was a major supporter and contributor as his work appears in seventeen of the eighteen issues published and includes first appearances of, FROM BEYOND, THE OTHER GODS, and reprints of the tales, POLARIS, and BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP, in addition to the serialization ... View more info

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DARK OF THE MOON—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 48


Over four hundred pages of verse with a macabre bent, covering the best of the past two hundred years. Errata leaf noting copyright corrections to Stephen Vincent Benet and Lizzie Woodworth Reese, glued in. The scarcer 1st dust-jacket state in green lettering with $3.00 price. A v.g., tight copy copy, with moderate aging at page edges, one-corner just tipped; 1/2" closed-tear at base of d.j., spine., with light edge-wear. A very presentable copy SIGNED by Derleth. View more info

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LOST WORLDS

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 978


A spiffy copy of the author's 2nd Arkham House book, and their seventh publication. At 2043 copies it is not especially scarce but it is hard to find in this condition! Crisp copy of the book with just a few fingerprints on the cloth. 1/2" closed tear on lower d.j., only noticable from verso: A fine copy, in near fine d.j. J.B. View more info

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LOST WORLDS—SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY!

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 1210


A truly excellent copy of the author's 2nd Arkham House book, inscribed for his collaborator and friend, Don Carter. Lovely tight copy in d.j.. Inscribed, "For Don, from Clark Ashton Smith, Jan. 1`2, 1947." [2043 Copies Printed]. A difficult CAS to find signed, especially in condition. View more info

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CLARK ASHTON SMITH: IN THE REALMS OF MYSTERY AND WONDER: Collected Prose Poems and Artwork. Centipede Press, 2017.

By: SMITH, CLARK ASHTON

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Lakewood, CO, Centipede Press: 2017

Edition: First

Seller ID: 112


When I assisted in the gathering of some of the materials for this book I was at first very doubtful of the outcome, but I must applaud Jerad Walters' effort assembling the finest book that was ever done, and ever likely to be done, in presenting the majority of the artwork of Clark Ashton Smith; it is a remarkable book. Its popularity is evidenced by the fact that the book went O.P., in less than a year. Listed at the original in-print price. As new copies still in s... View more info

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HILL OF DIONYSUS

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Pacific Grove, Calif., Roy A. Squires/Clyde Beck: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 114


A selection of previously unpublished poetry, most of it love poetry. Though not formally dedicated to her, these poems were for the great love of his life, Madelene Green, who was married to the poet, Eric Barker, a friend of CAS. First RAS PRESS book. Pebbled paper printed in green. View more info

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SPELLS AND PHILTRES

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1958

Edition: First

Seller ID: 505


Fifty-four pages of new poetry after THE DARK CHATEAU. Some, but not all of the poems were reprinted in SELECTED POEMS. [519 copies printed]. Very, very slight toning to d.j., spine, else a fine fresh copy in d.j. RMJ. View more info

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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... View more info

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ORIGINAL PHOTO OF CLARK ASHTON SMITH by the noted photographer, WYNN BULLOCK (1902-1975)

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton (BULLOCK, Wynn)

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 1


An original 8 x 10 photograph by the noted California photographer, WYNN BULLOCK, of fellow California author, poet, and artist, CLARK ASHTON SMITH. Bullock's studio stamp is on the verso. View more info

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THE ABOMINATIONS OF YONDO—SIGNED!

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI:, Arkham House,: 1960.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 229

Condition: Near fine.


The last book published before the author's death in 1961. Seventeen stories. One of perhaps 10 copies SIGNED by the author on the half-title page at the behest of August Derleth. SIGNED copies of this title are quite scarce. Illustrated with a photograph of one of his sculptures on the d.j. Three corners lightly bumped, light rubbing to d.j., extremities, an inherent problem with this book as the d.j., was never trimmed properly. Near fine in 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... 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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OTHER DIMENSIONS.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI., Arkham House: 1970

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1212


Smith's last collection of twenty-five stories gathering some very early tales, and his SF primarily; his lesser stories. Dust-jacket design by Lee Brown Coye. [3144 Copies Printed.] As new unread copy in d.j. View more info

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GENIUS LOCI—A SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY TO CO-AUTHOR! and other tales.

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton.

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Sauk Citty, WI., Arkham House: 1948

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1216


A presentation copy from CAS to his friend & sometime collaborator—Don Carter—"For Don, the night after moving into the new house sans Katzenjammer—from Clark, Dec. 4th, 1948." Smith has also penned the cryptic lines—Madam Mad No Whiskey, Doggone madam mad, Dry Shift. This volume also bears corrections on nine pages of text. Some of the sheen of the cloth is dulled on front and back covers. A very good-near fine copy, in slightly darkened d.j., spine. View more info

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THE HILL OF DIONYSUS

By: SMITH,Clark Ashton

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Pacific Grove, Calif., Roy A. Squires/Clyde Beck: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 113


The first RAS PRESS book. Only 175 issued in paper covers. This being one with tan lettering. Dedicated to an unnamed "BACCHANTE," this book of poetry was for the great love of his life, Madeleine Green who was married to the author's poet-friend, Eric Barker. 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... View more info

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ROY A. SQUIRES: CATALOG 1: Bibliographic Catalog of the largest collection ever offered for sale of the works of CLARK ASHTON SMITH & H.P. LOVECRAFT. One of a selection of Squires catalogs offered.

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1968

Edition: First

Seller ID: 149


The first catalog issued by Roy A. Squires—A twelve-page catalog— typeset by hand and printed by Squires on his own press. Highlights include 160 letters from HPL to CLARK ASHTON SMITH, the BARLOW bound copy of THE SHUNNED HOUSE inscribed from BARLOW to HPL, THE CATS OF ULTHAR initialed by BARLOW—"RHB", THE NOTES AND COMMONPLACE BOOK, sixty postcards to CAS and other notable materials. Heavily sought after. A fine copy. Scarce. 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