August Derleth. The Mask of Cthulhu....Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
Auction Preview: Preview items may not have yet been properly described or vetted, and items are posted as soon as they have a description or a picture. We are continuing to add and correct information as we approach the auction posting date, so check back here often and Contact us with any comments or suggestions.
DescriptionAugust Derleth. The Mask of Cthulhu. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1958. First edition, one of 2,000 copies printed. Inscribed by Derleth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Keith Darland-/a venture into the Cthulhu/Mythos-/Sincerely,/August Derleth/[underlined]". Octavo. [viii], 201, [1, colophon], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Some rubbing, mild thumbsoiling to binding, lower corners bumped, endleaves toned and offset, recipient's signature on front pastedown. Jacket a bit toned (especially at spine), some rubbing, mild edgewear, thumbsoiling. Very good.
Weekly Internet Rare Books and Autographs Auctions: No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live). Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. Check the Time Remaining on individual lots for details. These auctions are presented only online.