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Village Daybook: A Sac Prairie Journal

By: Derleth, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Pellegrini & Cudahy: (c.1947)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14020

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[good solid copy, light shelfwear, minor dust-soiling to top page edges; jacket moderately edgeworn, tiny tears at a couple of corners, minor paper loss at spine ends (no text affected), some soiling/darkening to spine]. (endpaper map by Hjalmar Skuldt) "A gleaning of the best passages from [the author's] journal of daily life in Sac Prairie, Wisconsin. With the humor of a Mark Twain and the sensitivity of a Thoreau, he keeps a record of the people and their countryside, of anecdotes told in the harness shop, and of all the small events that are the very fabric of life for millions of Ame... View more info

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At the Mountains of Madness, and Other Novels

By: Lovecraft, H.P. (selected and with an introduction by August Derleth)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 24506

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [nice clean book, minimal shelfwear, slight bumping to top front corner; jacket spine lightly sun-tanned, small chip at bottom rear hinge, a couple of tiny nicks and one small closed tear along top edge]. In addition to Derleth's introduction, "H.P. Lovecraft's Novels," and the title novel, this volume contains: "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward"; "The Shunned House"; "The Dreams in the Witch-house"; "The Statement of Randolph Carter"; "The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath"; "The Silver Key"; and "Through the Gates of the ... View more info

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The Shadow Out of Time, and Other Tales of Horror

By: Lovecraft, H.P., and August Derleth

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Seller ID: 24507

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


[a nice solid clean book, the only blemish being a touch of smudging to the top of the text block; the jacket is slightly sun-tanned at the spine (as typical), but otherwise only lightly soiled, with one miniscule closed tear at the top left edge of the rear panel]. This collection includes six stories by Lovecraft, along with another ten stories and novellas attributed to Lovecraft and Derleth (having been completed by the latter after HPL's death). The Lovecraft tales are: "In the Vault"; "The Picture in the House"; "Cool Air"; "The Terrible Old Man"; "T... View more info