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    [H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, et al.]. Fanciful Tales of Time and Space. Oakman, Alabama: Shepherd & Wollheim, 1936. First edition. Octavo. 45 pages plus three pages of advertising. Original paper wrappers bound into custom black cloth boards with gilt titles to the spine and front board. Small abrasion to front wrapper. Text uniformly toned, as usual. Overall, a near fine copy. Contains Lovecraft's "The Nameless City" and Howard's "Solomon Kane's Homecoming" among other stories by Derleth, Keller, and Wollheim. From the collection of first fan, Jack Cordes.

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    This interesting magazine also contains stories from Robert E. Howard, August Derleth, and Donald Wollheim, co-publisher of Fanciful Tales and future publisher at Ace and DAW. "The Nameless City" is widely considered to be Lovecraft's first Cthulhu Mythos story, and here it appears for only the second time in print. It had been published previously in the amateur journal Wolverine in 1921. This very magazine was reprinted with Wollheim's permission in 1977, but this is the original. A must for any serious Lovecraft collector.

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