THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS. Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Lovecraft.

THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS. Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.

Sauk City: Arkham House, WI, 1939. Large octavo, jacket illustration by Virgil Finlay, cloth. First edition. The first collection of Lovecraft's writings and the first Arkham House book. "...his works remain one of the most remarkable literary products of their day and an enormously influential contribution to the genre, their influence extending not only to Lovecraft's many correspondents but to such significant modern writers as Ramsey Campbell and Brian Lumley." - Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-132. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-680. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1040. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 43. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-162. See Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-61. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 97-101 and III, pp. 1284-88. Joshi I-A-15. Top edge a bit dusty, some very light spotting to fore-edge and free end papers, corners gently bumped, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket, mild shelf wear to corners and spine ends, a few very tiny closed tears to spine ends, some mild dust soiling to rear panel. (12760). Item #12760

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