August Derleth, editor. Six First-Edition Short-Story and Poetry Collections, including: Poems of Fantasy and the Macabre; Night's Yawning Peal; Fire and Sleet and Candlelight; Dark Mind, Dark Heart; Travellers By Night; Dark Things. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947-1971.

    First hardcover editions. Four twelvemo and two octavo volumes.

    All are black cloth with gold spine titles, except Night's Yawning Peal, which is gray cloth with blue titles. Dust jackets. Overall, books and jackets are near fine to fine. These six excellent volumes of macabre literature include poems by William Blake, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, John Keats, Edgar Allan Poe, and Robert Frost, as well as tales by Derleth, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, Robert E. Howard, and J. Ramsey Campbell. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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