LONESOME PLACES. August Derleth.

LONESOME PLACES. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, [1962]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2201 copies printed. Signed by Derleth on the front free endpaper. A collection of eighteen stories, many drawn from the final issues of WEIRD TALES. "Derleth was more a student of the genteel British tale of the supernatural than the crude pulp horror story and these selections show a care and craftsmanship often lacking in much of his earlier pulp fiction." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-111. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 523. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-93. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#162694).

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