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    H.P. Lovecraft. Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943.

    First edition. One of 1,217 copies printed. Octavo. 458 pages. Stories collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.

    Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles. Extremities lightly rubbed. Endpapers toned, but textblock is clean. A few spots to edges. Trivial crease to the first few pages, caused in binding. Dust jacket has some closed tears and is chipped along edges; minor loss at spine ends and a larger area of loss at lower front corner. Toning to jacket's rear panel. A bright, tight copy in very good condition.

    The second published collection of Lovecraft's material, and the fourth book published by Arkham house.


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