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    H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond the Wall of Sleep. (Sauk City: Arkham House, 1943), first edition, 458 pages, black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, 8vo (6.5" x 9.25"), dust jacket (in protective Mylar). Jacket designed by August Derleth from photographs by E. Burt Trimpey of Clark Ashton Smith sculptures. Stories collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. One of 1,200 copies printed. After The Outsider and Others, this is the second Arkham House collection of Lovecraft stories. The copy presented here is very good, with some general shelf wear and minor wear to the edges. The dust jacket is also very good, with some edge wear, especially to the corners and spine, where one small chip can be seen at the head. One 1.5" tear can be seen at the bottom of the rear panel. A handsome copy of a rare Arkham House title. From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
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