SOMEONE IN THE DARK. [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, 1941. Octavo, cloth. First edition, first printing. Signed inscription by Derleth on the front free endpaper. 1115 copies printed. The second Arkham House book and Derleth's first collection of supernatural fiction. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-47. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-62. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 518. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-97. Small name and address label of previous owner affixed to lower right corner of front free endpaper (below Derleth's inscription), lower front corner tip bumped, a very good or better copy in very good dust jacket with rubbing along front flap fold, mild rubbing and wear to spine ends with shallow loss from upper spine end, small closed tear and crease at bottom edge of rear panel, small chip from lower left corner of rear panel, and tanning to spine panel. (#155025).
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