(#173965) H. P. LOVECRAFT: A PORTRAIT. Howard Phillips Lovecraft, W. Paul Cook.

H. P. LOVECRAFT: A PORTRAIT. Baltimore, Maryland: Mirage, 1968. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i] ii-iii [iv] [1] 2-66, pictorial wrappers. Second edition. 500 copies printed. New edition of IN MEMORIAM HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT ..., first published privately in 1941 in an edition of 94 copies and subsequently collected in Lovecraft's BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP (1943). The first substantial memoir of Lovecraft, written by a close friend and publisher of Lovecraft's first book. The Mirage edition adds an introduction, "Notes on W. Paul Cook," by Jack L. Chalker. "Of many existing memoirs, one of the best ..." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature, pp. 407-08. Hint of tanning to wrappers (endemic to this book), a fine copy. (#173965).

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