Item #23264 ROADS. Seabury Quinn.


N.p. Conrad H. Ruppert, Christmas 1938. pp. [1-4] 5-47 [48: blank] [note: first page is headed "Christmas, 1938 / Dear Friends:"], decorated cream and olive green wrappers printed in red and black, stapled. First edition. Quinn's first book, printed for private distribution in an edition of less than 100 copies. This novella, perhaps Quinn's best story, first appeared in the January 1938 issue of WEIRD TALES. An imaginative Santa Claus fable by the most popular and the most prolific contributor to WEIRD TALES. A commercial edition was produced by Arkham House in 1948. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-265. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-309. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1361. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 53. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-192. A fine copy of this fragile book. Rare. (23264). Item #23264

Price: $2,500.00

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