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    The First Arkham House Book

    H. P. Lovecraft. The Outsider and Others. Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First edition, one of only 1,200 copies. Octavo. xiv, 553 pages. Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket designed by Virgil Finlay. Minor soiling and edge wear to the boards. A somewhat tattered dust jacket, with creasing and some areas of loss along the folds and the fold ends. Small tape reinforcements to the verso of the dust jacket. Flap folds a bit off-center. Overall, a very good book in a somewhat worn dust jacket. Barron, Horror Literature, 3-132. Bleiler. The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 1040. From the collection of first fan, Jack Cordes.

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    February, 2012
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