THE STAR-TREADER AND OTHER POEMS. San Francisco, California: A. M. Robertson, 1912. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-99 , title page printed in black and red, original pictorial tan boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition, first binding. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Smith to Emmet Pendleton on the front free endpaper: "For Emmet Pendleton, / best wishes and regards of / Clark Ashton Smith / Aug. 25th, 1937." The author's first book. 2000 copies printed of which approximately 1000 sets of unbound sheets were destroyed by fire. A fine copy in a chipped and torn later unprinted tissue dust jacket. Directions to Smith's cabin in Auburn, California, and the address and return address panels from the mailing paper, all in Smith's hand, are laid in. (#159599).
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