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    With Donald Wandrei's Bookplate Laid In

    H. P. Lovecraft. Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Arkham House: Sauk City, 1943.

    First edition. Laid in is bookplate: "From the Library of Donald Wandrei ... Author & Co-Founder of Arkham House - Publishers." 1,200 copies printed. Octavo. xxix, 458 pages.

    Black cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Corners bumped. Minor blemishes to spine and rear board. Some soiling and light chipping to dust jacket.

    Arkham House's second collection of works by Lovecraft, including two novellas, short stories, poetry, as well as Francis T. Laney's "The Cthulhu Mythology: a Glossary," and W. Paul Cook's "An Appreciation of H. P. Lovecraft."

    Bleiler, p. 126. Curry, p. 320.

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