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the Darkness is Harsh by Roger Zelazny
This is the first published story by Roger Zelazny, printed in his high school literary magazine when he was just 16 years old. A photograph of the author from that time is tipped in. Pretentious Press has done a series of such chapbooks over the years; limited to 85 signed copies, 70 of which were sent to selected customers.
Evolution of William Tenn or Myself When Young by Philip
This is a selection of published stories by Philip Klass (William Tenn), printed in New York university's literary magazine when he was just 19 years old. A photograph of the author at age 22 is tipped in. Pretentious Press has done a series of such chapbooks over the years; limited to 85 signed copies, 70 of which were sent to selected customers.
Word About the Author by William Ashbless
Eight pages, including covers. This is one of 50 copies included with a special signed, slipcased edition of the James Blaylock trilogy The Digging Leviathan, Homunculus and The Magic Spectacles. The pamphlet is signed at the end "William Ashbless", a character created by Blaylock and Tim Powers. It is signed on the rear cover by Blaylock & Ferret, the illustrator.
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