Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Complete Run of Arkham Samplers 1948-49. Volume I (Numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4), Volume II (Numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4), (Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948-49), first edition, all issues 100 pages (except Autumn 1949, 128 pages), jacket design by Ronald Clyne, digest format, stiff wraps, 8vo (6" x 9"), all issues are in very good or better condition with the usual rusting staples and chipping to the spines. August Derleth published these magazines over a two-year period to introduce readers to the wealth of Arkham House literature. Contained within their pages are notable appearances by H. P. Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, Clark Ashton Smith, Lord Dunsany, and many other writers of fantasy and science fiction. This is a unique opportunity to own the complete run of The Arkham Sampler in collectible condition. From the Ventura Collection.

    View all of [The Ventura Collection ]

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 516

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 February 16 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $614,788