COUNTRY MATTERS ... Collected and Introduced by Peter Ruber. [Shelburne, Ontario, Canada: The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box], 1996. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects thirty-four stories, all the known Gus Elker tales, nineteen of which appear here for the first time in a book, with an eight-page introduction by Peter Ruber and two-page foreword by Derleth dated 11 January 1970. These humorous tales of Gus Elker and his neighbors Great-aunt Lou Stoll and Great-uncle Joe Stoll, set in rural Wisconsin in the 1920s and 1930s, are part of Derleth's massive Sac Prairie Saga. A fine copy. (#164157).
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