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    Lovecraft's First Book in the Variant Dust Jacket

    H. P. Lovecraft. The Shadow Over Innsmouth. Everett: Visionary Publishing Company, 1936. First edition ("Published, April, 1936" on the copyright page). Twelvemo. 158 pages. Publisher's black cloth with silver lettering (Currey binding B). In the rare dust jacket variant on white paper with silver lettering on the front panel and spine matching that from the cloth binding, with no illustration (Currey dust jacket variant 3). Minor areas of soiling to boards and a few scattered flecks of silver along joints. Modest foxing to page edges and front pastedown. Small spot of finger-soiling to front free endpaper. Pages 57/58 and 59/60 have creasing to upper corner, and pages 56 and 61 show offsetting from corners being down-turned at one time. The errata sheet is not present. A bright copy in near fine condition. Currey 263. Chalker 677.



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