THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS ... Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1939. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. The first collection of Lovecraft's writings and the first Arkham House book. 1268 copies printed. "... his works remain one of the most remarkable literary products of their day and an enormously influential contribution to the genre, their influence extending not only to Lovecraft's many correspondents but to such significant modern writers as Ramsey Campbell and Brian Lumley." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-680. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #1040. Early owner's name (N. & G. Syring) ink-stamped on the front free endpaper. A fine white paper copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild wear at upper spine end and upper corner tips. A sharp copy. (#152958).
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