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    [Arkham House]. Group of Seven Titles. Arkham House, [various dates]. First editions. Seven octavos. Publisher's bindings and dust jackets. Disclosures in Scarlet with some tanning of dust jacket's spine panel, top edge of front panel and along flap folds and publisher's $6.00 price sticker affixed to front flap. Tiny stain on front free endpaper of The Throne of Saturn. Dust jacket of The Princess of All Lands has small, very faint stain on spine panel. Else, a near fine lot.



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    S[ydney] Fowler Wright. The Throne of Saturn. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1949. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [1-2] 3-186 [187: colophon] [188: blank],  publisher's black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition, expanded. 3062 copies printed. Includes the contents of The New Gods Lead (1932) plus two stories first collected here and a new 2-page author's "foreword." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-152. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2445. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 86.

    Carl Jacobi. Disclosures in Scarlet. [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, 1972. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 3127 copies printed. Collects seventeen stories. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-122.

    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. Collected Ghost Stories... With an Introduction by Edward Wagenknecht. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1974. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 4155 copies printed. Freeman wrote approximately 200 short stories, of which the eleven collected here comprise all of her major supernatural tales. Tymn, (ed), Horror Literature 3-258.

    (Howard Phillips Lovecraft) Frank Belknap Long. Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1975. Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix [x] xi-xiv [1-2] 3-237 [238: limitation statement], cloth. First edition. 4991 copies printed. Very personal memoir by a close friend and member of the original Lovecraft circle. "Of all Lovecraft's chroniclers, the one who probably knew him best was Frank Belknap Long. Long's affectionate 'portrait of HPL' includes a wealth of anecdotal material and reconstructed conversations with Lovecraft, but it makes no pretense at formal biography." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 8-63. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 7-42.

    Frank Belknap Long. In Mayan Splendor... [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, 1977. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2947 copies printed. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-34.

    Russell Kirk. The Princess of All Lands. Sauk City: Arkham House Publishers, [1979]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 4120 copies printed. Collects nine stories, four reprinted from The Surley Sullen Bell (1962), and five new stories including "There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding," winner of the 1977 World Fantasy Award. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-180. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-138. King list, p. 390.

    James Tiptree, Jr. (pseudonym of Alice Sheldon). Tales of the Quintana Roo... [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House Publishers, Inc., [1986]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 3673 copies printed. Collects three supernatural tales with east shore Yucatan Peninsula setting. Winner of the 1987 World Fantasy Award for best anthology / collection. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001.



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