THROUGH THE DRAGON GLASS, RHYTHM OF THE SPHERES, THE PEOPLE OF THE PIT, THE WOMAN OF THE WOOD, and THREE LINES OF OLD FRENCH. N.p., n.d. [Sedalia, Colorado: M. Doreal, 1948.]. Octavo, five volumes, mimeographed, printed wrappers, stapled as issued. First edition. Five of the six unauthorized booklets produced by Doreal printing Merritt's short fiction, comprising THROUGH THE DRAGON GLASS, RHYTHM OF THE SPHERES, THE PEOPLE OF THE PIT, THE WOMAN OF THE WOOD, and THREE LINES OF OLD FRENCH. Each booklet has been sewn into a white paper wrapper (with original wrapper retained) with uncredited amateur, but fairly well accomplished, pen-and-ink illustrations in the style of Virgil Finlay and Hannes Bok on front cover and on inside rear cover; all are laid into a pictorial paper portfolio titled "Short Stories by A. Merritt. Pirate Edition." THE DRONE MAN was not included in this set. See Moskowitz, A. Merritt: Reflections in the Moon Pool (Philadelphia: Oswald Train: Publisher, 1985), pp. 157-58. The booklets are in fine condition, the paper portfolio is just a bit sunned. (#96183).
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