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Chambers, Robert W.

Published by F. Tennyson Neely (1895)

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Item Description: F. Tennyson Neely, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. First Edition. First edition. In green cloth binding with brown lizard design, generally assumed to be the first of three printings with title pages dated 1895. In Good+ condition. Cloth shows soiling and edge wear. Corners pushed in. Glue repair apparent to rear inner hinge. Gryphon stamp from previous owner to dedication page. Pages show a few small, light stains. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 150226002

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Chambers, Robert

Published by F. T. Neely (1895)

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Item Description: F. T. Neely, 1895. First Edition. THE KING IN YELLOW, F. Tennyson Neely, 1895, first edition, covers a bit dust-soiled and darkened, else a just about vg copy in the publishers green color cloth binding with t.p.e.'s in gold gilt and with the publishers lizard design stamped on the front cover and blank on the rear cover, no inserted frontispiece and one leaf of advertisement printed on the recto only. All indications of the earliest state / printing of this most important book of weird and macabre tales. Influential upon Lovecraft and others. Bookseller Inventory # 11184

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Chambers, Robert W.

Published by F. Tennyson Neely, Chicago & New York (1895)

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Item Description: F. Tennyson Neely, Chicago & New York, 1895. First Edition, first issue binding. First Edition, first issue binding. [ii], 316, [1, ad (verso blank)] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. A cornerstone of modern horror and fantasy and a book that has fascinated authors from H.P. Lovecraft to James Blish. Chambers (1865-1933) was a prolific and perennially popular author of historical romances set in France during the Franco-Prussian War and in rural New York during the American Revolution. Profoundly influential, and effectively his only contribution to the genre. Bleiler has called this book "One of the most important works of supernatural horror between Edgar Allan Poe and modern horror fiction"The King in Yellow has recently found its way into modern culture through the hit HBO series 'True Detective'. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 396; Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 49; Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 59; Tymn (ed), Horror Literature pp. 3-49; Bleiler (1978), p. 41; Wright (III) 972 Green cloth titled in brown, upper board with lizard design, t.e.g. Slightest traces of rubbing at foot. Fine, fresh copy [ii], 316, [1, ad (verso blank)] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 241038

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