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    H. P. Lovecraft. Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943.

    First edition. One of 1,217 copies printed. Octavo. 458 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth covers with the spine lettered in gilt. Dust jacket designed by August Derleth featuring photographs taken by E. Burt Trimpey of Clark Ashton Smith sculptures of Lovecraftian creatures. Book seller's ticket on the front pastedown endpaper. Covers slightly rubbed, minor chipping and soiling to jacket, endpapers toned. Altogether a very good copy.

    This work represents the second published collection of Lovecraft's material, and the fourth book published by Arkham house.


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