DARK OF THE MOON: POEMS OF FANTASY AND THE MACABRE.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed inscription by Derleth to Robert Briney on the front free endpaper. 2634 copies printed. "The single most vital volume in any collection of supernatural verse. Lengthy, rich, and representative; 64 poets, 210 poems ... A milestone volume ... an influence upon the emerging Small Press poets (late 1960s-1980s)." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-15. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down (hidden by front flap). Spine ends a little bumped, some darkening to text block, a very good copy in a very good first state dust jacket (printed in green and black and priced "$3.00" on front flap) with the corners and spine ends rubbed with mild shelf wear, slight loss to upper right front corner and base of spine panel, spine fold rubbed. Errata slip laid in at copyright page. (14652). Item #14652