DARK OF THE MOON: POEMS OF FANTASY AND THE MACABRE. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2634 copies printed. Signed on the front free endpaper by Derleth. "The single most vital volume in any collection of supernatural verse. Lengthy, rich, and representative; 64 poets, 210 poems ... A milestone volume ... an influence upon the emerging Small Press poets (late 1960s-1980s)." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-15. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 8-48. A fine copy in fine second state dust jacket (printed in orange and black and priced "$3.50" on front flap). A lovely copy. (#162659).
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