A USUAL LUNACY. Compton.

A USUAL LUNACY. San Bernardino, California: The Borgo Press, 1978. Octavo, black buckram, spine stamped in gold. First edition. The hardbound issue, limited to 61 copies signed by Compton, of which this is letter "I" of eleven lettered copies "reserved for distribution to the author and his friends ..." A fine copy in fine dust jacket (reproduced from the artwork for the paperback issue by color xerography). (#168799).

Price: $150.00

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Printing identification statement for this book:
"First Edition --- November, 1978 / Trade Edition --- November 1978" on copyright page. Limitation page reads: "Sixty-one Copies of / A Usual Lunacy / Have been bound in black buckram by Greg / Robbins at the Robbins Press, and published by / R. Reginald at the Borgo Press in San Bernardino, / California, on the thirteenth day of October, 1878. / Of these, eleven have been reserved for distri- / bution to the author and his friends, and are / lettered from a-k; and fifty have been made / available for public sale by Barry R. Levin, / Science Fiction & Fantasy Literature, and are / numbered, and dated by the author, D. G. / Compton, at his home in Kintbury, Berkshire, / England. / This is copy no. __." [Copy recorded (number 44) is signed by Compton and dated "1st November 1978.]