The King in Yellow, Robert W. First edition, first printing of "one of the most important works of supernatural horror between Edgar Allan Poe and modern horror fiction" Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. Inscribed on the flyleaf by Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Ellen Glasgow to her sister and closest friend: Rebe Gordon Glasgow / from Ellen Glasgow / July 1896. Chicago & New York: F.
Original pale green cloth stamped in dark brown with the lizard image for Neely's Prismatic Library to upper cover, top edge gilt, title page dated 1895, 1 page advertisement for Chambers' In the Quarter at p. Binding is sturdy and lightly cracked about halfway through, light shelfwear to boards with minor fraying at extremities, rubbing to boards primarily at the spine, small bump to rear bottom corner. Internally quite clean, with a closed tear to title page. A nice copy, protected in a removable acetate jacket.Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Rare Book Sleuth is a rare and antiquarian book dealer specializing in modern first editions, signed copies and notable rarities. As a proud member of the IOBA, the Rare Book Sleuth adheres to the highest standards of professionalism in the field. All books are guaranteed as described and returnable for any reason within 30 days. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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