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. A fine white paper copy in very good dust jacket with mild wear at spine ends and corner tips, small tape stain at lower spine end with faint show through on outer surface, two short closed tears and light associated creases at lower edge of rear panel, touch of dust soiling to rear panel, and clipped price. A nice copy in an attractive example of the jacket. (#154907).
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