THE. Winter 1948 - Autumn 1949 . ARKHAM SAMPLER, August Derleth, number 1 - volume 2 volume 1, number 4.

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, Winter 1948 - Autumn 1949 (volume 1, number 1 - volume 2, number 4). Octavo, eight numbers, printed wrappers. All published. A short lived, but important periodical. In addition to printing first appearances of fiction by Ray Bradbury, H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, Theodore Sturgeon, A. E. van Vogt and many others, the magazine published essays, criticism, memoirs and book reviews. One issue was devoted to science fiction. The final issue included an index. All issues were limited to 1200 copies except the "All Science-Fiction Issue" that had a 2000-copy print run. Second issue (Spring 1948) has minor chipping to lower spine end, fifth issue (Winter 1949) has a tiny nick to spine, several issues have the inevitable rusting of staples, a fine set. Sets of this magazine in nice condition are scarce. A lovely set. (#162606).

Price: $750.00

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