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    Leah Bodine Drake A Hornbook for Witches (Arkham House, 1950). Collection of fantasy and weird poems, from a print run of 553 copies. This was a vanity publication subsidized by the author, who received 300 copies, leaving only 253 to be sold by Arkham, making this one of their scarcest publications. In Fine condition with some very mild wear to the dust jacket. Listed as #5 on Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide's list of the 35 most valuable Arkham editions, and #2 on their list of scarcity. Arkham House Books value for Fine copy = $1,750.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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