IN THE BEGINNING. New Castle: Cheap Street, . Octavo, cloth, printed paper labels affixed to front cover and spine panel. First edition. Limited to 177 copies of which this is one of 128 numbered copies hardbound in cloth signed by Leiber and artist Alicia Austin comprising the "collector's edition." A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#163591).
"In the Beginning was published in / two editions, totaling one hundred seventy-seven / copies. There are seventeen lettered copies / reserved for private distribution. / The Collector's Edition of one hundred twenty-eight / copies ... / ... / All copies of In the Beginning have / been signed by both the author Fritz Leiber and / the artist Alicia Austin" on colophon page.