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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

More Roy Squires

ARKHAM HOUSE EPHEMERAECOMING IN SUMMER 1959! Roy A. Squires - bookseller, bibliographer, printer, publisher, raconteur - issued an Arkham House bibliographic booklet in 1985 noting dates, references, and assigning chronological numberings to all catalogs, announcements, letters & postcards from the noted publisher. This particular piece is number 31 in "The Phil Mays Collection of Arkham House Ephemerae", a leaflet folded to 4 pages.

EDWARD E. SMITH, (DOC) SMITH Dated June 13, 1950A typed letter upon his own stationery, from Science Fiction giant, Doc Smith, to semi-prozine publisher Roy A. Squires thanking him for being able to purchase an old pulp magazine. Simply signed "Doc".Accompanying the original Doc Smith letter I will also include a xerox copy of the return letter from Roy A. Squires to Doc Smith.Folded for mailing, else fine.

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