"NOCTURNE" [poem]. TYPED MANUSCRIPT SIGNED (TMsS). Eight lines on half-sheet of letter size paper, ribbon copy with one correction of typo by hand, dated "March 13th, 1916" in ink by author, signed in full (purple ink, forward slanting hand) at bottom. "Of two poems thus titled, this one starts, 'A silver sleep is on the vale ...' A landscape of moonlit evergreens, simple and effective, its restrained diction giving the effect of a watercolor rather than an oil." - Robert Eldridge. Sidney-Fryer, Donald. Emperor of Dreams: a Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, p. 59 (dated tentatively as circa 1910). Old folding creases, generally fine. Provenance: Samuel Loveman papers. (#136255).