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    Donald Wandrei's Copy of the First
    Arkham House Book

    H. P. Lovecraft. The Outsider and Others. Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First edition, one of only 1,200 copies. Octavo. xiv, 553 pages. Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket designed by Virgil Finlay. An extremely bright, fine dust jacket, with a couple miniscule rubbed spots (that are barely worth noting). Cloth binding under the jacket is fine and bright. Altogether a superb fine copy. With the bookplate of Donald Wandrei laid in at the front free endpapers. Donald Wandrei was an author and editor who, with August Derleth, was the founder of Arkham House in 1939 (the present book their first publication). Best known for his fantasy and weird stories, his work appeared in Astounding and Weird Tales, among other pulps, from 1927 through the 1930s. Barron, Horror Literature, 3-132. Bleiler. The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 1040.

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    April, 2016
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