THE LAST WIZARD with a Letter of Explanation. [Upper Montclair, NJ]: The Nutmeg Point District Mail, 1999. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii [viii] ix [x] [xi-xii] [xiii-xiv] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], pictorial wrappers, stapled. First edition. Limited to 125 numbered copies of which this is one of 105 stapled copies. Issued as "Publications of the Avram Davidson Society: Number One." This text is based upon comparison of Davidson's original typescript, entitled "The Lesson," with "The Last Wizard," as published in the December 1972 issue of ELLERY QUEEN'S MAGAZINE. This story, "... one of Davidson's finest works in the short short form, ... prefigures in miniature 'The Slovo Stove,' Davidson's masterpiece of the 1980s." - Henry Wessells. A fine copy. (#159416).
"One hundred twenty-five copies of / The Last Wizard with A Letter of Explanation / were printed and published on / the occasion of the first meeting of / the Avram Davidson Society, / in New York City, 23 April 1999" on page xii.