THE NORMAL LOVECRAFT. Saddle River, N. J. Published by Gerry de la Ree, 1973. Large octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-30 [31-32], numerous illustrations, cloth. First edition. Limited to 600 copies of which this is one of 65 numbered hardbound copies. This copy (#16) inscribed by de la Ree to David G. Hartwell. Additionally inscribed by Talman to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the front free endpaper. Three essays: "The Normal Lovecraft" by Wilfred B. Talman, "Sonia and H.P.L." by L. Sprague de Camp, and "When Sonia Sizzled" by de la Ree. This copy is signed by Talman. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. This book is seldom found inscribed or signed by Talman. (#154722).