IN THE BEGINNING. New Castle: Cheap Street, . Octavo, leather-backed cloth. First edition. Limited to 177 copies of which this is one of 39 numbered copies hand bound in quarter Niger goat signed by Leiber and artist Alicia Austin comprising the "publisher's edition." A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#159842).
"In the Beginning was published in / two editions, totaling one hundred seventy-seven / copies. There are seventeen lettered copies / reserved for private distribution ... / ... / The Publisher's Edition of thirty-nine copies, / including thirty-two for sale to the public ... / ... / All copies of In the Beginning have / been signed by both the author Fritz Leiber and / the artist Alicia Austin" on colophon page.