OUT OF SPACE AND TIME. [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, 1942. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A contemporary presentation copy with signed inscription by Smith to Samuel Loveman on the front free endpaper: "For Sam, with / lasting affection, / from Clark / Aug. 31st, 1942." 1054 copies printed. The third Arkham House book. Smith's first major collection of dark fantasy tales and the first Smith book published by Arkham House. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1049. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-182. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1484. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 44. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-204. Mild bruises to lower corners (more inward curls than bumps), tiny nick to cloth at bottom edge of rear panel, faint, tiny stain to fore-edge of text block, a very good copy in good dust jacket with wear, closed tears and shallow chipping along top and bottom edges, mostly spine ends and corners, and age-darkening along spine fold and to spine panel. An important association copy. This book is rarely found signed by Smith. (#155513).
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