BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP ... Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943. Large octavo, cloth. First edition. The second omnibus collection of Lovecraft's tales and other material. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. 1217 copies printed (the earlier companion volume, THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS , had a larger print run). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1041. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-158. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Joshi I-A-17. Early owners' name (N. & G. Syring) ink-stamped on the front free endpaper. A fine, bright copy in fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing to edges, mostly corners, and two tiny closed tears, 13 mm at lower front flap fold and 10 mm at upper edge of rear flap fold. A sharp, attractive white paper copy in superior condition. (#155598).
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