THE CALLER OF THE BLACK. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1971. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 3606 copies printed. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Lumley on the front free endpaper. Lumley's first book. Collects fourteen stories, "among them, 'The Night Sea Maid Went Down,' one of his better sea horror stories, and 'The Thing from the Blasted Heath,' a continuation of Lovecraft's 'The Color Out of Space.'" - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-246. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-165. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with mild tanning to the spine panel and along the rear flap fold. (#162682).
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