* CHAMBERS, ROBERT W. Two variant bindings of the first edition of The king in yellow. Chicago: F. Tennyson Neely, 1895.
The first issue, without the frontispiece portrait and featuring a lizard design on the front board, is a presentation copy signed by the publisher. The later issue, also published in 1895, feaures a butterfly design on the rear board, with ownership inscription to front endpaper.
Bleiler 396: "A small volume that is one of the basic documents in the history of fantastic fiction."
Estimate $ 800-1,200
Property from the Collection of Ronald Kuntz, Sugar Grove, Illinois