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Kickstarting the novel that Kickstarted science fiction: John Crowley’s new version of the "1st science fiction novel."
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    Alchemical Happiness! Thanks for your faith in this world-changing book. You will receive the aforementioned Alchemical Happiness as well as updates about the project.

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    DRM-free ebook edition of The Chemical Wedding plus Mention of Your Name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    DRM-Free Ebook plus: 1/2 price LCRW ebook subscription

    DRM-free ebook edition of The Chemical Wedding plus Mention of Your Name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: an 8-issue electronic subscription in the DRM-free format of your choice to our zine, LCRW, at a 50% discount!

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    THE FIRST DAY

    Kickstarter Exclusive Hardcover.

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    The First Day plus: LCRW

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    The First Day plus: Big Mouth ebooks

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    Joan Aiken (The Serial Garden)
    Holly Black (The Poison Eaters & Other Stories)
    Peter Dickinson (Emma Tupper’s Diary, Earth and Air)
    Nicole Kornher-Stace (Archivist Wasp)
    Lydia Millet (The Fires Beneath the Sea, The Shimmers in the Night)

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    The First Day plus: LCRW ebooks

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    Plus 22 LCRW ebooks. Get DRM-free ebooks of LCRW 12-33 sent to you in the format of your choice: pdf, epub, or mobi.

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    The First Day (2 copies)

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    Two hardcover copies of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    The First Day plus: The Four Freedoms

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    Plus: first edition hardcover of Crowley's The Four Freedoms (Morrow, 2009; Fine in Fine jacket), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day plus: The Translator

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    Plus: first edition hardcover of Crowley's The Translator (Morrow, 2002; Fine in Fine jacket), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day plus: Endless Things

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: first edition hardcover of Crowley’s Endless Things: a novel (Small Beer Press, 2007; Fine in Fine jacket), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day plus: Hard-Drinking Octopus T-shirt (Size XL only)

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    The First Day plus: Daemonomania

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    Plus: first edition hardcover of Crowley's Daemonomania (Bantam, 2000; Fine in Fine jacket), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day plus: Lord Byron’s Novel

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    Plus: first edition hardcover of Crowley’s Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land (William Morrow, 2005; Fine in Fine jacket), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day plus: An A–Z of the Fantastic City

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    Plus: an overstock copy of the limited edition — this is unnumbered and NOT signed. Hardcover edition of Hal Duncan's An A–Z of the Fantastic City (Small Beer, 2012; fine/no jacket as issued). Illustrated throughout by Eric Schaller. Printed in the spring of 2012 on 60# Natures Natural with matching endpapers, bound in Pearl Linen cloth with gold title

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    Kickstarter Exclusive Hardcover (3 copies).

    Three hardcover copies of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    The First Day plus: Link & Grant Anthology Bundle

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus two huge Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant hardcover anthologies (fine/no dustjacket as issued) signed with a personal inscription to you:
    — Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories
    — Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales (World Fantasy Award winner)

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    The First Day plus: Three signed trade paperback volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

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    Plus three first edition trade paperback volumes (numbers 19-21) of The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror (St. Martin’s Press, 2006 - 2008; VG), signed with personal inscription by editors Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant.

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    The First Day plus: Two signed trade cloth volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus two first edition trade cloth volumes (numbers 19, 20) of The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror (St. Martin’s Press, 2006, 2007; VG/VG), signed with personal inscription by editors Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant.

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    The First Day plus: Mothers

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    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: one of 150 signed, hand numbered limited hardcover editions of Maureen F. McHugh's Mothers & Other Monsters (Small Beer, 2005; fine/no jacket as issued). Printed on 70# Finch Opaque Cream White Smooth paper, with 80# Red Rainbow Endpapers, Smyth Sewn in Pearl Linen Cloth.

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    The First Day plus: Endless Things + Proof

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus Advance Uncorrected Proof (paperback, VG condition) and first edition hardcover of Crowley’s Endless Things: a novel (Small Beer Press, 2007; Fine in Fine jacket), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day (5-copy Option)

    Recommended for bookstores. 5 copies of the hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding offered at a 40 percent discount: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Since we will not be offering any hardcover editions of The Chemical Wedding to bookstores through the usual means of distribution, this level is designed to give retailers the opportunity to acquire copies.

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    The First Day plus: Stranger Things Happen hardcover

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus limited edition (one of 500 copies) hardcover of Kelly Link's Stranger Things Happen (Subterranean Press, 2012; Fine/fine as issued), signed with personal inscription by author. Dust jacket and interior illustrations by Kathleen Jennings. Accompanied by a hardcover chapbook, Origin Stories, which contains two stories, "Origin Story” and “Secret Identity.”

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    The First Day plus: Magic for Beginners

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: an overstock copy of the limited edition — this is unnumbered and will NOT be signed. hardcover edition of Kelly Link's Magic for Beginners (Small Beer, 2005; fine/no jacket as issued). Includes two tipped-in plates: an enlargement of the title story illustration and a color reproduction of the trade dustjacket painting by Shelley Jackson. Printed on 70# Finch Opaque Cream White Smooth paper, with 80# Oatmeal Rainbow Endpapers, Smyth Sewn in Cobalt Blue Pearl Linen Cloth. Accompanied by a deck of poker cards backed with the cover illustration and illustrated with Shelley Jackson’s interior illustrations.

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    The First Day plus: Kelly Link Book Bundle

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus four Kelly Link collections, signed with a personal inscription to you:
    — Stranger Things Happen (trade paperback)
    — Magic for Beginners (hardcover)
    — Pretty Monsters (hardcover)
    — Get in Trouble (hardcover)

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    The First Day plus: Small Beer Press 2016

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus new first editions of four more Small Beer books: the first two will ship in June, the next two will ship as they are printed:
    — Sofia Samatar, The Winged Histories (hardcover, Signed)
    — Joan Aiken, The People of the Castle: Selected Strange Stories (hardcover)
    — Jeffrey Ford, A Natural History of Hell: Stories (trade paperback)
    — Ursula K. Le Guin, Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016 with a Journal of a Writer’s Week (hardcover)
    (Books: $118, shipping $20)
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    The First Day plus: Bookshopping Consult by Kelly Link

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: Want to get some personalized recommendations for next time you’re in your favorite bookstore? A 30 minute phone chat with former bookseller Kelly Link. Time and date to be mutually arranged by you and Kelly.

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    The First Day plus: Author Videochat

    Your chance for a 45-minute chat with John Crowley by Skype (or phone, if preferred). Time and date to be mutually arranged by you and the Author.

    Plus: hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    THE SECOND DAY

    Kickstarter Exclusive Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition.

    Limited to 200 numbered copies (not including presentation copies to author, illustrator, and designer).

    Signed on a two-color tipped in page by the author John Crowley, the illustrator Theo Fadel, and the designer Jacob McMurray.

    Presented in a black cloth slipcase stamped with gold foil and accompanied by an exclusive woodcut hand printed, signed, and numbered in her studio by Theo Fadel.

    Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black and red foil stamped cover. Printed in black and red ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with black endpapers and a black ribbon.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    The First Day plus: A Short Short Story by Kelly Link

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: a 4-6 sentence short, short story Kelly Link all of your very own. (Does not include publication rights: this is just for you.)

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    The First Day plus: Publisher Videochat

    Your chance for a half-hour chat with Small Beer Press publisher Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link by Skype (or phone, if preferred). Time and date to be mutually arranged by you and the Publishers.

    Plus: hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    The First Day plus: The Deep

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus first edition hardcover of Crowley’s first novel, The Deep (Doubleday, 1975; good/good: slightly warp to pages, slight tear to upper spine corner, small slight cracks on upper edge, faint stain on back — see photos; dust jacket now in Brodart clear protective cover), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    THE THIRD DAY

    Kickstarter Exclusive Signed, Lettered, Limited Edition.

    Limited to 26 lettered copies (not including presentation copies to author, illustrator, and designer).

    Includes a tipped in page on which John Crowley has handwritten The Wedding Invitation from The Chemical Wedding.

    Signed on a two-color tipped in page by the author John Crowley, the illustrator Theo Fadel, and the designer Jacob McMurray.

    Presented in a black cloth slipcase blindstamped and with an exclusive print on the front with gold foil spine and accompanied by an exclusive woodcut hand printed, signed, and numbered in her studio by Theo Fadel.

    Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black and red foil stamped cover. Printed in black and red ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with red endpapers and a red ribbon.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    The First Day plus: *75* Small Beer Press books

    Plus: hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: *75* Small Beer Press books (57 paperbacks and 18 hardcovers; estimated value: $1,300.94) including signed copies of the following titles:
    Alan DeNiro (Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead)
    Carol Emshwiller (Carmen Dog, The Mount)
    Eileen Gunn (Questionable Practices)
    Julia Holmes (Meeks)
    Ayize Jama-Everett (The Entropy of Bones, The Liminal War)
    John Kessel (The Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories )
    Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners, Stranger Things Happen)
    Maureen F. McHugh (After the Apocalypse, Mothers & Other Monsters)
    Benjamin Parzybok (Couch)
    Geoff Ryman (The King’s Last Song)
    Sofia Samatar (The Winged Histories),
    Howard Waldrop (Horse of a Different Color, Howard Who?)

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    The First Day plus: Dinner with the Author & Publishers.

    Enjoy dinner and conversation at a fine restaurant near Readercon (July 8-9, Quincy, Mass.) or in Western Massachusetts in a group or singly with John Crowley, Gavin J. Grant, and Kelly Link (subject to availability).

    Plus: hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    The Second Day (5-copy Option)

    Recommended for bookstores. 5 copies of the Kickstarter Exclusive Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition offered at a 30 percent discount.

    Limited to 200 numbered copies (not including presentation copies to author, illustrator, and designer).

    Signed on a two-color tipped in page by the author John Crowley, the illustrator Theo Fadel, and the designer Jacob McMurray.

    Presented in a black cloth slipcase stamped with gold foil and accompanied by an exclusive woodcut hand printed, signed, and numbered in her studio by Theo Fadel.

    Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black and red foil stamped cover. Printed in black and red ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with black endpapers and a black ribbon.

    Since we will not be offering any hardcover editions of The Chemical Wedding to bookstores through the usual means of distribution, this level is designed to give retailers the opportunity to acquire copies.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

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    The First Day plus: Complete Run of LCRW (So Far)

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus a complete run of our tiny but incredible zine LCRW: #1-33, plus a copy of The Best of LCRW (Del Rey) signed with personal inscription by the editors. LCRW issue number 1 is a second printing. One set available. Near priceless to us!

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    The First Day plus: MFB Cards

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus a limited edition set of Magic for Beginners Playing Cards with illustrations by Shelley Jackson.

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    The First Day plus: An Earthly Mother Sits and Sings

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus: first edition saddle-stitched softcover chapbook of Crowley's An Earthly Mother Sits and Sings (DreamHaven Books, Minneapolis, MN, 2000; Very Good, light shelf wear — see photo), signed with personal inscription by author.

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    The First Day plus: Esoteric Eye in a Bottle T-shirt

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Includes US shipping.

    Plus a beautiful green Small Beer Press Eye in a Bottle T-shirt designed by Theo Black. Size "XL" only.

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    The First Day plus: The Translator Uncorrected Proof

    Hardcover edition of The Chemical Wedding: Smyth sewn in oatmeal linen with black foil stamped cover. Printed in black ink on a beautiful 70# Finch Opaque Vanilla paper with matching endpapers.

    Includes DRM-free ebook edition plus your name on the Secret List of Secret Backers of Secret Books of the Masters of the Universe — i.e. your name will be listed as a supporter on the website.

    Plus Advance Uncorrected Proof (paperback, VG condition) Crowley’s The Translator (Morrow, 2002; go