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    August Derleth. Two Anthologies and One Short Story, including: Beyond Time and Space. Selected with an Introduction by August Derleth. New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1950. First edition. Octavo. xiv, 643 pages. Publisher's quarter black cloth shelf back over orange blind-stamped boards. The spine is illustrated and decorated in silver. Illustrated dust jacket. Some rubbing to the covers and jacket, sunned jacket spine, some discoloration to the jacket back, some very tiny closed tears to the head of the jacket spine and to the top front edge of the jacket. Altogether a very good copy. William August Derleth published this anthology featuring works from The Century, The Atlantic Monthly, The Strand, Blue Book, Blackwood's Magazine, Weird tales, Amazing Stories, Astounding Stories, Maclean's, The American Legion Magazine, and Startling Stories. [and:] The Sleeping & the Dead: Thirty Uncanny tales Selected by August Derleth. Chicago: Pellegrini & Cudahy, [1947]. Octavo. 518 pages. Bibliography. Publisher's black boards with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket. Some rubbing to the covers and jacket, sunned jacket spine, some very tiny tears to the head of the jacket spine. Altogether a very good copy. This anthology collected by Derleth includes: Glory Hand by August Derleth, The Jar by Ray Bradbury, Carnaby's Fish by Carl Jacobi, The Double Shadow by Clark Ashton Smith, The Ocean Leech by Frank Belknap Long, The Postman of Otford, and The Dreams in the Witch-House by H. P. Lovecraft. [and:] The Adventure of the Unique Dickensians. With illustrations by Frank Utpatel. Sauuk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1968. First edition. Small octavo. 38 pages. Several illustrations throughout the text. Publisher's green wrappers with red lettering. Very minor sunning to the spine and top edge. Altogether a near fine copy. This short detective fiction story was later collected in The Chronicles of Sol Pons.

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