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The Adventure Of The Orient Express

By: August Derleth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Candlelight Press: 1965

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A38183

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some fading to the spine and spine joints, along with some beginning bumping to the spine ends. "On hearing that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had no plans to write more Holmes stories, the young Derleth wrote to Conan Doyle, asking permission... View more info

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Dwellers In Darkness

By: Derleth, August

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38260

ISBN: 0870540742

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 4000 copies (actually 3926 according to The Arkham House Companion). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. Includes the short works: The Ghost Walk, The Ormolu Clock, A Knocking in the Wall, The Lost Path, The Place of Desolation, The Patchwork Quilt, The Island Out of Space, The Night Road, Come to ... View more info

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The Return Of Solar Pons

By: Derleth, August

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35140

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 2000 copies (actually 2079 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, with a few tiny spots of rubbing to the edges / spine ends, and some beginning toning and spots of foxing to the rear panel and top edges of the flaps. Included is an introduction by Edgar W. Smith This is another... View more info

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Not Long For This World

By: Derleth, August

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37925

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 2000 copies (actually 2067 according to the Arkham House Companion). This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean , but has some beginning rubbing to the spine ends and some toning / darkening to the rear panel. "August William Derleth (February 24, 1909 – July 4, 1971) was an Amer... View more info

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Some Notes On H. P. Lovecraft

By: Derleth, August

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37922

Condition: Near Fine


Cover Art; SIGNED EDITION. This edition limited to 1044 copies. A chapbook-- covers are of lightish cardstock with green and white lettering. This book is in Near Fine condition with some beginning toning to the white portions of the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The chapbook contains a miscellany of information about H. P. Lovecraft -- tidbits about his life and work habits. Chapters include: The Myths, The Unfinished Manuscripts, The Writing Habits, The ... View more info

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The Reminiscences Of Solar Pons

By: Derleth, August

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35136

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 2000 copies (actually 2052 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has patches of toning to the rear panel, but is otherwise clean and bright. Includes the short stories: The Adv. Of the Mazarine Blue, The Adv. Of the Hats of M. Dulac, The Adv. Of the Mosaic Cylinders, The Adv. Of the Praed St... View more info

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The Trail Of Cthulhu

By: Derleth, August

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37916

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 2500 copies (actually 2470 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. Though touted as a novel, this book was -- "In reality, five Mythos-connected short stories, all of which had appeared in Weird Tales from 1944 to 1952....Perhaps the most interesting feature of the book is the postscript b... View more info

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The Mask Of Cthulhu

By: Derleth, August

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37917

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 2000 copies (actually 2051 copies according to the Arkham House Companion). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. This is a series of Lovecraftian short stories in the Cthulhu Mythos including: Introduction, The Return of Hastur, The Whippoorwills in the Hills, Something in the Wood, ... View more info

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Village Year A Sac Prairie Journal

By: Derleth, August

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Coward - McCann, Inc.: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29500

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is previous owner's inked name, address and notation on the reverse of the front endpaper. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, on the half title page by the author. The dust jacket has edge wear, tears, rubbed and nicked spots along with a large chip to the... View more info

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A Praed Street Dossier

By: Derleth, August

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran / Arkham House: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38286

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 3000 copies (actually 2904 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. Includes the short works: The Beginnings of Solar Pons, The Sources of the Tales, Concerning Dr. Parker's Background, The Favorite Pastiches, From the Notebooks of Dr. Lyndon Parker, The Adventure of the Bookseller's Clerk, Sol... View more info

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The Night Side Masterpieces of the Strange and Terrible

By: Derleth, August (edited and with A Foreword by)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37909

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has a piece of tape to the reverse of the spine covering a small semi-closed edge tear. The spine ends have some beginning rubing and wear. "August William Derleth (February 24, 1909 – July 4, 1971) was an American writer and anthologist. Though best remembere... View more info

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Fire And Sleet And Candlelight New Poems of the Macabre

By: Derleth, August (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38294

ISBN: 9997545680

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 2000 copies (actually 2026 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "With longtime friend Donald Wandrei, Derleth in 1939 founded Arkham House. Its initial objective was to publish the works of H. P. Lovecraft, with whom Derleth had corresponded since his teenage years. At t... View more info

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Thirty Years Of Arkham House 1939-1969 A History and Bibliography

By: Derleth, August (Prepared by)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38347

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Limited to 2000 copies (actually 2137 copies printed. ) This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "A second Lovecraft omnibus, Beyond the Wall of Sleep, appeared in 1943 as sales on all Arkham House books continued to advance. By 1944, Arkham House was established as a successful small press, with four titles appearing (c... View more info

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The Lurker At The Threshold

By: Lovecraft, H. P. & August Derleth

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35137

ISBN: 9997540190

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 300 copies (Actually 3041 copies according to The Arkham House Companion). This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages have some beginning toning, especially the endpapers. There is a previous owner's bookplate (James J. Harvin) on the front pastedown page. The dust jacket has some beginning generalized toning to the rear cover and one s... View more info

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The Watchers Out Of Time And Others

By: Lovecraft, H. P. & August Derleth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38257

ISBN: 0870540335

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Limited to 5000 copies (actually 5070 copies ) and with an $8.50 dust jacket price. This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Lovecraft's earliest known literary works began at age seven with poems restyling the Odyssey and other mythological stories. Lovecraft has said that as a child he was enamored with the Roman pant... View more info

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Autobiography Some Notes on a Nonentity

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (annotated by August Derleth)

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House / Villiers Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37923

Condition: Near Fine


This edition is limited to 500 copies. First separate Edition (originally published as part of Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Published by the British firm of Villers Press for Arkham House. Cream, light cardstock covers have some beginning toning to spine. This item was not numbered in the Arkham House list. This booklet is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. This booklet consists of 17 pages of autobiographical information written by H. P. Lovecraft... View more info

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Something About Cats And Other Pieces by H. P. Lovecraft

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (collected by August Derleth)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37919

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition limited to 3000 copies (actually 2995 according to the Arkham House Companion). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. Includes the short works: A Prefatory Note, August Derleth, Something about Cats, The Invisible Monster, Four O'Clock by Sonia H. Greene, The Horror in the Burying Ground, by Hazel ... View more info

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The Dunwich Horror And Others The Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (selected by August Derleth)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37932

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition limited to 3000 copies. (Actually 3133 according to The Arkham House Companion). (This book measures 8 /16ths" in height) This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. The book includes the short works: In the Vault, Pickman's Model, The Rats in the Wall, The Outsider, The Colour out of Space, THe Musi... View more info

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Dagon And Other Macabre Tales

By: Lovecraft, H. P. (selected by August Derleth)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37931

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 3500 copies (actually 3471 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. He was virtually unknown during his lifeti... View more info

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The Survivor And Others

By: Lovecraft, H. P. and August Derleth

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A37929

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 2000 copies (actually 2096 copies). This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with some beginning toning to the front spine joint and spine. The stories included in this collection were completed by August Derleth using Lovecraft's notes or story outlines -- it's difficult therefore t... View more info