THE OPENER OF THE WAY. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945. Octavo, pp. [i-ix] x-xi [xii] [1-3] 4-309 [310: blank] [311: colophon] [312: blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. 2065 copies printed. The author's first book, preceded by a 40-page booklet printing four stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-29. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 209. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-30. Lower spine end just a bit soft, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing at upper spine ends and front corner tips and tiny scuff to rear panel. An attractive copy. (#168981).
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