August Derleth. Three "Sac Prairie" First Editions, One Signed, including: Sac Prairie People. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton and Lee, Publishers, 1948. Twelvemo. 322 pages. Gray cloth with black titles on spine and front cover. Overall fine. Dust jacket is fine with clipped upper corner on front flap. [and:] Wisconsin Earth: A Sac Prairie Sampler. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton and Lee, Publishers, 1948. The half-title page is inscribed and signed in full "For Lauraine L. Holsinger / a cross-section of the Sac Prairie Saga. With best wishes / Sincerely, August Derleth / July 2 '54". (Derleth also added a "smiley face" beneath his signature!) Octavo. 312 pages. Black cloth with gold spine titles. Minor wear on binding. Overall near fine. Dust jacket is good with general wear and some paper loss at head of spine. [and:] Wisconsin Country: A Sac Prairie Journal. New York: The Candlelight Press, 1965. Twelvemo. 232 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Gray cloth with gold spine titles. Overall fine. Dustjacket is near fine with minor wear. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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