August Derleth. The Mask of Cthulhu. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1958.

    First edition, one of 2000 copies. Octavo. 201 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth covers with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by R. Taylor, with the $3.50 price on the front inner flap. Jacket is slightly soiled on the back, light bumping to the top corners of the jacket, endpapers slightly toned. Altogether a very good copy.

    This work is a collection of Derleth's (February 24, 1909 - July 4, 1971) fantasy and horror stories that are part of the Cthulhu Mythos. Most stories were first published in the pages of Weird tales magazine between 1939 and 1953.

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