FROM Clark Ashton Smith
TO Samuel J. Sackett


Smith to make Sackett an ash-tray; a lengthy autobiography of Smith, mentioning the Arabian Nights, Beckford's Vathek, the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Rudyard Kipling, the Black Cat and Overland Monthly, H. P. Lovecraft, E. Hoffmann Price, The Auburn Journal, Ebony and Crystal, his employment, his artistic labors (especially sculpture), Weird Tales, various influences (Edgar Allan Poe, Baudelaire, Geroge Sterling, Lord Dunsany, Oscar Wilde, Lafcadio Hearn, Gautier and Flaubert's The Temptation of St. Anthony, and Odilon Redon), his upcoming publications by Arkham House (Selected Poems, The Abominations of Yondo, Tales of Science and Sorcery), the unfinished "The Infernal Star," British write-ups in The Fantasy Review and Famous Fantastic Mysteries.

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