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Sauk City: Arkham House: Publishers, 1963. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collection of short fiction featuring Silver John, the wandering ballad-singer of the Southern mountains. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-316. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Literature #1671.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948. Octavo, illustration by Virgil Finlay, cloth. First trade (and first hardcover) edition. 2137 copies printed. The author's first book (reprinting what is perhaps his best short story) first published in book form in 1938 as a paperbound Christmas booklet. Barron (ed.): Fantasy Literature 3-309. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 53.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1951. Octavo, jacket art by Frank Utpatel, cloth. First edition. 563 copies printed. Poetry.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1960. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects fifteen stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-45. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 210. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-31.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1944. Octavo, jacket illustration by Charles Frank Wakefield, cloth. First edition. 1559 copies printed. The sixth Arkham House book. Whitehead's posthumously published first collection of weird fiction, fourteen stories including eleven of the twenty-five stories he published in WEIRD TALES between 1924 and 1933. All but one of the stories collected here "are set in the West Indies and are redolent with local color ... Whitehead was a cut above the general run of pulp writers, and his stories feature some remarkable motifs, occasionally let down by inept plotting." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-165. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-213. Bleiler: The Guide To Supernatural Fiction #1706.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1964. Octavo, jacket art Lee Brown Coye. cloth. First edition. This edition collects the major horror novels of Lovecraft, in addition to the title novel, the collection also includes The Shunned House, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath and four others. See Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 4-103.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1971. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2118 copies printed. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-52.
New York: Crestwood Publishing Co., Inc., n.d., . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Prize Science-Fiction Novels No. 11. Paperback original, digest size format. The author's first SF novel, preceded by two booklets printing short fiction. Space adventure set on Saturn's moon, Titan.
[Arlington, Virginia: Carrollton-Clark, . Large octavo, six leaves, printed on rectos only, yellow printed wrappers, stapled. First edition. Limited to 2000 numbered copies. A premium booklet distributed to those subscribing to Willis Conover's LOVECRAFT AT LAST (1975), that prints a facsimile of Lovecraft's 1936 typewritten 4-page summary of his "Supernatural Horror in Literature," a new essay, which, according to Lovecraft, is "long enough to work the reader into the spirit of the theme, give him some idea of what it's all about, indicate the most important works to be read in the given section of the field..." Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 7-40. Joshi-A-61.
Bloomington: The Lilly Library / Indiana University, 1975. Large octavo, numerous illustrations, pictorial wrappers. First edition. A fine exhibit catalogue describing 211 items selected to present a history of the emergence and growth of SF and fantasy literature illustrated with photographs of title pages, book jackets, manuscripts, and original art work.
Bangor, ME: Philtrum Press, 1987. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Robertson and Stephen King who wrote the introduction (and is also the publisher). The retired protagonist cares for his dying wife and what happens during that time and after her death. "Lyrical, sentimental, sexy, violent prole novel, with Robertson's heart doing a thumb's up for his outcasts of rock-bottom naturalism..." - Kirkus review, 15 August, 1987. In his lengthy introduction King credits Robertson as being one of the three writers who was influential to him and his writing.
London: Quality Press Ltd Publishers, . Octavo, "First Published -- 1946" on copyright page. First edition. "A modern man is projected into a future of two sharply contrasted worlds, one of war and hate, the other of science-based happiness." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 152. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 80. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 231. Bleiler (1978). p. 134. Reginald 09727.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. Large octavo, jacket art by Hannes Bok, cloth. First edition. This posthumous 475-page memorial collection is Howard's first book published in the United States. It includes a short novel and twenty-one stories, most first published in WEIRD TALES, some featuring Conan, Solomon Kane, Bran Mak Morn and King Kull, as well as others that do not belong to his various series, his article on Conan's world, "The Hyborian Age," his poem, "Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die," and Howard memoirs by H. P. Lovecraft and E. Hoffmann Price. Barron (ed): Horror Literature 3-95. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 853.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. The second omnibus collection of Lovecraft's tales and other material. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. 1217 copies printed (the earlier companion volume, THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS , had a larger print run). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1041. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-158. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Joshi I-A-17.
Athol, MA: Published by W. Paul Cook The Recluse Press, 1928. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-40, cloth, printed paper label affixed to front cover. First edition. 322 copies printed. The author's first book.
St. Paul: Webb Publishing Co., . Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-47 [48: blank], five illustrations by Howard Wandrei, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Limited to 400 numbered copies. The author's second book. Poetry collection.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1959. Octavo, decorated wrappers. First edition. 815 copies printed of which this is one of 735 paperbound copies.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Printed for Arkham House: Publishers... by Villiers Publications, Ltd... 1963. Small octavo, printed wrappers. First edition. 500 copies printed. This autobiographical sketch was collected earlier in BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP (1943). Derleth's extensive editorial commentary appears here for the first time. Joshi I-A-36.
Sauk City, Wis. Arkham House: Publishers, 1962. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Inscribed and signed by Derleth on the first leaf. 1225 copies printed of which this is one of 1025 paperbound copies.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1957. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A collection of Howard's poetry compiled by Glenn Lord, published by Arkham House, subsidized by Lord. 636 copies printed. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 8-27. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-27.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 553 copies printed. The publication of this book is thought to have been subsidized by Drake with a more than half of the print run going to her. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-17.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1949. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Miscellaneous writings, poems, essays and stories that Lovecraft contributed to by other writers. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1047. Joshi I-A-25-a.
Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: Publishers, 1970. Octavo, jacket illustration by Gahan Wilson, cloth. First edition, first printing. 4058 copies printed. Collects short fiction by Robert Barlow, Adolphe de Castro, Zealia Bishop and others revised or completely rewritten by Lovecraft. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1054. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-161. Joshi I-A-52-a.1.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1974. Octavo, illustration by Herb Arnold, cloth. First edition. All the collaborations and completions in one volume, including a fragment (unfinished at the time of Derleth's death) published here for the first time. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-112. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-101. Joshi I-C-50.