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    August Derleth. Not Long for this World. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1948.

    First edition, one of 2000 copies. Octavo. 221 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Ronald Clyne, with $3.00 price on the front inner flap. Front cover slightly bowed, jacket is slightly soiled and chipped at the corners and spine. Altogether a very good copy.

    This anthology of short fantasy and horror stories by August Derleth (February 24, 1909 - July 4, 1971) was his third collection published by Arkham House. Many of these short stories originally appeared in pages of Weird Tales magazine.


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