August Derleth. The Adventure of the Unique Dickensians, Twenty Years of Writing and Thirty Years of Writing. Three interesting Derleth titles, two of which are not listed in the various Arkham House or Derleth compendia, including: The Adventure of the Unique Dickensians. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1968. First edition. Twelvemo. 38 pages. Illustrated by Frank Utpatel. Stapled chapbook in wrappers. In immaculate condition. [and:] August Derleth: Twenty Years of Writing, 1926 - 1946. [Sauk City: Wisconsin], [Arkham House], [1946]. "Prepared by the staff of Arkham House; Publishers, to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of August Derleth's initial appearance in print, April 1, 1946." Twelvemo. 20 pages. Tan wrappers with blue print. Fine condition. [and:] August Derleth: Thirty Years of Writing, 1926 - 1956. [Sauk City: Wisconsin], [Arkham House], [1956]. Twelvemo. 30 pages. White wrappers with black titles. Fine condition. The rare Arkham House imprints are not listed in the Arkham House bibliographies, and as such are quite collectible.

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