FROM Clark Ashton Smith
TO H. P. Lovecraft
Nov 1931


Thanks for the letter, card from Newburyport (with comments on the alluring antique town), and art clippings; on J. Vernon Shea's clippings on modern art; on Farnsworth Wright and the revised "The Vaults of Yoh-Vombis"; Smith drafted "The Nameless Offspring," and revising or writing "The Devotee of Evil" (which Shea complimented) and "The Kiss of Zoraida" for Farnsworth Wright, and "The Eternal World" for Hugo Gernsback; Bates holding "The Demon of the Flower," "The Hunters from Beyond," and "The Make of Gargoyles," with Smith planning to try "The Nameless Offspring on him"; on Creeps by Night (mentioning Lovecraft, Frank Belknap Long, Donald Wandrei, and Paul Suter); on The Omnibus of Crime (citing Machen's "The Novel of the Black Seal") and Smith's desire for a collection of weird fiction (mentioning his own "The Venus of Azombeii" as ineligible); on Lovecraft's revision work and room for literary art; playful words on the statue Smith gifted to Lovecraft.

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