THE EARLY LONG. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. Octavo, boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Long to Richard Fawcett on the front free endpaper: "For Richard Fawcett, / with great admiration for his / vigorous, pioneering achievements / in making possible a Derleth / Society, and his scholarly perceptiveness / in the entire realm of Walden West. / In friendship, / Frank Belknap Long / New York -- July -- 1978." Collects seventeen stories first published between 1924 and 1944. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-264 and (1995) 3-117. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1034. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-152. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#159526).
First edition so stated on copyright page.