UNDER THE DEODARS [with] CITY OF THE DREADFUL NIGHT. Lovecraft's copy, Rudyard Kipling.

UNDER THE DEODARS [with] CITY OF THE DREADFUL NIGHT. New York City: R. F. Fenno & Company: Publishers, 9 & 11 E. Sixteenth Street, 1899. Octavo, two volumes in one, original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First printing of this edition. Apparently, a later bind-up of two of the twelve volumes of Kipling's work published by Fenno in 1899. Binding size, 7 1/4 x 4 7/8 and blue cloth binding does not agree with Stewart, pp. 611-612. Formerly, H. P. Lovecraft's copy with his signature and his 598 Angell St address written in ink on the front free endpaper. "The City of Dreadful Night" is a "brooding prose-poem on the vast numbers of corpse-like sleepers in the moonlight on the outskirts of Lahore." - Sullivan, ed., The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 247. Not in Joshi and Michaud, Lovecraft's Library: A Catalogue () or Joshi, Lovecraft's Library: A Catalogue, Revised & Enlarged (2002). A fine copy. (#160415).


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