DescriptionAugust Derleth, editor. Dark of the Moon Poems of Fantasy and the Macabre. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947.
First edition, one of 2500 copies. Octavo. 418 pages.
Publisher's black cloth covers with the spine lettered in gilt. Dust jacket illustrated with a photograph by Smith-Wollin Studios of Madison, Wisconsin and the lettering is by Frank Utpatel. The $3.00 price is on the front inner flap of the jacket. Front cover and spine slightly rubbed, spine of the dust jacket lightly sunned, some rubbing to the edges of the jacket, minor toning to endpapers. Altogether a clean, tight, and very good copy.
This work, edited by Derleth, represents the first collection of fantasy and weird poetry.
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