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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 Me, Memoir for Lucas Payne, The Passing of Eric Holm, Man in the Dark, The Song of the Pewee, Ghost Lake, The Element of Chan... View more info

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Lonesome Places

By: Derleth, August

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38514

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition limited to 2200 copies (2201 copies according to The Arkham House Companion). This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book is in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but there is some beginning edge wear to the spine ends and corners and there is one very small semi-closed edge tear to the botto rear panel. The volume includes: The Lonesome Place, Pikeman, Kingsridge 214, The Ebony Stick, -Sexton, Sexton, on the Wall-, The Closing Door, A Room in a House, Potts' Triumph, Tw... 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 in the pastiche series of Solar Pons books which mimic the Sherlock Holmes stories, even down to the number of stories per v... 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 American writer and anthologist. Though best remembered as the first book publisher of the writings of H. P. Lovecraft, and for h... View more info

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The Casebook Of Solar Pons

By: Derleth, August

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran / Arkham House: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38511

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 3000 copies (3020 according to the Arkham House Companion). Mostly). This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book is in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has some light rubbing to the rear panel. This book includes a foreword by Vincent Starrett. Included is a series of twelve short story pastiches on Sherlock Holmes -- and the book (along with the others in this series) duplicates the format of the original Sherlock Holmes compilations(for a detail... 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 Street Irregulars, The Adv. Of the Cloverdale Kennels, The Adv. Of the Black Cardinal, The Adv. Of the Troubled Magistrate, The... View more info

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The Chronicles Of Solar Pons

By: Derleth, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38507

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 4000 copies (actually 4176 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 in mostly clean, bright condition. There's some light ground-in dirt to the rear panel edges and two thin strips of toning to the top edges of the dust jacket flaps. There is some beginning foxing to the top edges of the text block. Included are the short stories: The Adventure of the Red Leech, The Adventure of the Orient Express, The Adventure of the Golden Br... 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 by Derleth, - A Note on the Cthulhu Mythos, - in which he explains the genesis, evolution and continuation of the Mythos from ... 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, The Sandwin Compact, The House in the Valley, and The Seal of R'lyeh. "According to Derleth's scheme, "Great Cthulhu ... 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 front panel. "Sac Prairie, Wisconsin, is rapidly becoming a place name in American letters, since it has served as 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, Solar Pons, Off-Trail, The Adventure of the Snitch in Time, and, The Adventure of the Ball of Nostradamus. "August William D... View more info

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In Re: Sherlock Holmes

By: Derleth, August

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran / Arkham House: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38738

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This edition limited to 3000 copies (actually 3604 copies according to the Arkham House Companion). This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There are a couple of dog-eared pages which have left a slight ripple to the front edges of the text block. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The price clipped dust jacket has some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. There is some beginning toning to the edges of th... View more info

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Harrigan's File

By: Derleth, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38752

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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 book includes the short stories: McIlvaine's Star, A Corner of Lucia, Invaders from the Microcosm, Mark VII, The Other Side of the Wall, An Eye for History, the Maugham Obsession, A Traveller in Time, The Detective and the Senator, Protoplasma, the Mechanical House, By Rocket to the Moon, The Man who Rode the Saucer, Ferguson's Capsules, The Penfield Misadventure, The Remarkable Dingdong, and, The Mart... View more info

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Colonel Markesan And Less Pleasant People

By: Derleth, August & Mark Schorer

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38509

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; SIGNED EDITION. This edition limited to 2500 copies (actually 2405 copies). This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book is in Mostly clean condition. There is one very small spot of green paper attached to the front endpaper. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, though there are two very small scratches to the top spine end. The book inlcudes the short stories: In the Left Wing, Spawn of the Maelstrom, The Carven Image, The Pacer, The Lair of the Star-Spawn, Colonel Markesan, The Return of Andrew Bentley, ... 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

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 the same time, he began teaching a course in American Regional Literature at the University of Wisconsin. In 1941, he became l... View more info

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Dark Mind, Dark Heart

By: Derleth, August (editor)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38508

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Signed Edition. This edition is limited to 2500 copies (actually 2493 according to the Arkham House Companion). This book is in Near Fiction 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 mostly crisp and clean, with some beginning edge wear to the spine ends. This copy has been signed by the author with purple ink on the front endpaper. An anthology of new horror stories commissioned by Derleth along with some unpublished stories scrounged up from earlier authors. Stories include: Fo... View more info

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Over The Edge New Stories of the Macabre

By: Derleth, August (editor)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38685

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 2500 copies (actually 2520 copies). This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the dust jacket. "Eighteen never before published macabre tales make up this anthology celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Arkham House. Here are superb new or hither-to unpublished stories..." The book includes the s... View more info

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Travellers By Night An Anthology of New Horror Stories

By: Derleth, August (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38733

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; Limited to 2500 copies (actually 2486 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 has some beginning toning to the top edges of the dust jacket flaps. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the dust jacket as well. This volume contains a series of short works including: The Cicerones by Robert Aickman, Episode on Cain Street by Joseph Payne Brennan, The Cellars by J. Ramsey Campbell, The Man Who Rode the Trains by Paul A. Carter, A... 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 (collections of works by Donald Wandrei, Henry S. Whitehead, Clark Ashton Smith, and a final Lovecraft omnibus). In 1945, Arkha... View more info

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The Memoirs Of Solar Pons

By: Derleth, August (with An Introduction by Ellery Queen)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran / Arkham House: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Edition

Seller ID: A38683

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover Art; This edition is limited to 2000 copies (actually 2038 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 mostly clean and bright, but has some beginning toning to the top edges of the dust jacket flaps. The rear cover of the dust jacket has some light ground-in dirt. This is series of short pastiche stories featuring Solar Pons (taking off on Sherlock Holmes) including: Introduction by Ellery Queen, The Adventure of ... View more info