Auburn, CA [assumed 1940's]. Manuscript. Item #42727
Original carbon early draft single page typed manuscript with Smith's signature in full under last line of verse, plus several corrections in his hand. Original title in Spanish, Mochos crossed out and replaced with Decornados. Referenced in Donald Sidney-Fryer's, Emperor of Dreams; A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, page 98. Published in The Dark Chateau and Other Poems, Arkham House, 1951. From the collection and estate of Raymond L.F. Johnson. The lower portion of the page has been removed, though the entire poem and signature remain. The mild toning and very light folding creases in thirds to the pages [for mailing]. Near fine.