EVENING IN SPRING. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-308, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue and gold, top edge stained black, fore-edge rough trimmed. First edition. This semi-autobiographical story was probably Derleth's favorite among his novels. Wilson 546. Faint damp stain to lower edges of front and rear covers and rear free end paper, some loss to gold lettering on spine panel, some minor damp wrinkling to lower edges of text block (not obtrusive) a good copy in very good dust jacket priced $2.50 with internal damp stains with faint show through on lower edges of rear and spine panels. Externally, a very attractive copy. (164298).
First printing has Scribner seal and A on copyright page.