Auburn, CA: 1937. Manuscript. Near Fine. Item #42725
Original final draft two page typed manuscript with Smith's signature in full under the title on the first page. The initials W.T. [Weird Tales] following the last line of verse. Referenced in Donald Sidney-Fryer's, Emperor of Dreams; A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, page 45. First appearance August 13, 1937. Appearance in print in Weird Tales, volume 36, no. 12, July 1943, in The Dark Chateau and Other Poems, Arkham House, 1951 and in Selected Poems, Arkham House in 1971. From the collection and estate of Raymond L.F. Johnson. The mild toning and very light folding creases in thirds to the pages [for mailing]. Near fine.