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The King in Yellow: Chambers, Robert W.

Chambers, Robert W.

Published by F. Tennyson Neely (1895)

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From: Burnside Rare Books (Portland, OR, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: F. Tennyson Neely, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition, likely second or third printing with publisher's monogram on front cover, butterfly on rear, and frontis portrait depicting the author painting. Very Good, with mottling to cloth at bottom edges, light soiling, darkening to spine, previous owner rubber stamp to front free end paper, front hinge started, and the pages are toned. An early collection of short horror stories, which would serve as an influence to H. P. Lovecraft. Bookseller Inventory # 160729003

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The King in Yellow: Robert W. Chambers

Robert W. Chambers

Published by F. Tennyson Neely, Chicago (1895)

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From: SF & F Books (Roanoke, VA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: F. Tennyson Neely, Chicago, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Octavo. Neely's Prismatic Library: First edition, Second state in green cloth, spine and cover stamped in brown, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, publishers design on top board, butterfly on bottom board, tissue guarded frontispiece. Chicago: F. Tennyson Neely (1895). 316 pps + 2 pps of ads at rear. A Good copy with light wear, loss of cloth at corners, some soiling, end papers are toned. No jacket as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 152454

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R. W. Chambers ((H. P. Lovecraft influence))

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

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From: Heartwood Rare Books (Fort Lauderdale, FL, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: F. Tennyson Neely, New York, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. First Edition later printing. First edition, later printing, 1895. Variant binding, Frontispiece photo of the author painting. Rarely found in this nice condition. Black cloth, red and yellow winged figure, silver lettering, top edge gilt. 316pp. + [2] ads. No jacket present. Bookseller Inventory # HCS6083

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The King in Yellow: Chambers, Robert W.

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 W[illiam]

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

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From: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB (Elizabethtown, NY, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: F. Tennyson Neely Publisher, Chicago, New York, 1895. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-9] 10-316 [317: ad] [318: blank], original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. First edition. Of the three printings with title pages dated 1895, this one is generally accepted as the first. There is no inserted frontispiece, page [318] is blank, lizard design is on the front cover, and sheets bulk 1.5 cm. The author's second book and first collection of short stories. "One of the most important works of supernatural horror between Edgar Allan Poe and modern horror fiction." - Bleiler (ed), Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 739. "Surprisingly vital stories, undoubtedly the best work that Chambers did. A landmark book in abandoning the ghosts of Victorian literary tradition and concentrating on the nightmare." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 364. ". one of the basic documents in the history of fantastic fiction." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 396. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 364. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 844-47. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-12. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-49. Tiny, faint spot on cloth at upper left corner of front cover, touch of rubbing to corner tips and spine ends, corner tips a bit soft, a bright, clean, nearly fine copy. (#154602). Bookseller Inventory # 154602

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