The Black Abbot of Puthuum

Author: Clark Ashton Smith.
Published by The RAS Press.
Binding: covers are soft-cover, letterpress printed. book is handsewn.
Number of copies: limited tot 250 numbered copies.
Number of pages: 44.
Publication date: 2007.
Size: 4.5 x 8.5 inches.
Original price: $49.95.

Front Cover

by Virgil Finlay

This beautiful edition prints the story as Clark Ashton Smith originally conceived it. Complementing the text is a tipped-in illustration by Virgil Finlay reproduced from the original Weird Tales artwork. This artwork was located in the collection of a friend of Clark Ashton Smith. The tipped-in reproduction of the illustration by Finlay was ink-jet printed by Terence McVicker. The booklet itself does not contain Virgil Finlay artwork.

“The Black Abbot of Puthuum” was first for sale at the 2007 World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs, New York. This edition is digitally produced.

There seems to be no web-page of The RAS Press, instead, refer to Fine Press Chapbooks