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    H. P. Lovecraft. Something About Cats and Other Pieces. Collected by August Derleth. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1949.

    First edition. One of 3,000 copies. Octavo. 305 pages. Five inserted illustrations, including the frontispiece portrait.

    Publisher's black cloth with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Ronald Clyne, with the $3.00 price on the front inner flap. Gray endpapers. Jacket spine and top edges slightly sunned, some creasing and tearing to top edges of jacket, minor toning to endpapers. Altogether a very good copy.

    This posthumous collection of Lovecraft's (August 20, 1890 - March 15, 1937) is made up of stories and poems by the author himself, stories by other authors with the collaboration of Lovecraft, and subsequent studies and appreciations by authors influenced by Lovecraft.


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