first edition Hardcover
1942 · Sauk City, WI
by Smith, Ashton Clark; Bok, Hannes [Jacket Illustrator]
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, 370 pages. In Very Good condition, with Very Good dust jacket. Spine is black with tan lettering. Dust jacket shows age toning, chipping to head and tail of spine, and rubbing to edges. Dust jacket protected by mylar covering. Price uncut: "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap. Black cloth boards show light shelf wear overall with tear to top left-hand corner of back cover at hinge, red vertical pen mark underneath tear at hinge, bumping to corners and head and tail of spine, rubbing to edges and boards slightly cocked and shaken (but sturdy). Text block shows light age toning to interior and end pages, foxing to top edges, slight ink staining to bottom edges, and ownership marking penned to front paste down. LP Consignment. Shelved in Case 8. Arkham House's third published book, issued in a printing of 1,054 copies. 1283621. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1283621)