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The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces

H. P. Lovecraft & Divers Hands; combiled by August Derleth


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Ref. 111058   Edition. First Edition

Illustrated By: Richard Taylor

Published By: Arkham House 1959 (Wisconsin)

Collection of works by and letters of Lovecraft. Includes The Shuttered Room; The Fisherman of Falcon Point; The Little Glass Bottle; The Secret Cave; The Mystery of the Grave-Yard; The Mysterious Ship; The Alchemist; Poetry and the Gods; The Street; Old Bugs; Idealism and Materialism: A Reflection; The Commonplace Book of H. P. Lovecraft; Lovecraft n Providence; Lovecraft as a Mentor; Out of the Ivory Tower; Three Hours with H. P. Lovecraft; Memories of a Friendship; Homage to H. P. Lovecraft; H. P. L.; Lines to H. P. Lovecraft; Revenants; The Barlow Tributes; H. P. Lovecraft: The Books; H. P. Lovecraft: The Gods; Addendum: Some Observations on the Carter Glossary; Notes on the Cthulhu Mythos; Lovecraft's First Book; Dagon; The Strange High House in the Mist; and The Outsider. First edition, one of 2500 copies, hardback bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original pictorial dust jacket, unclipped. Photographic frontispiece printed on glossy paper with caption. Pictorial vignette to title page. A few photographs throughout. Light shelf wear to jacket edges, sunning to spine, spine edges worn with small loss to top edge of spine. Browning to rear panel and fly leaves, concentrated more around the edges. Rubbing and some scuffs to the fold and to corners. Cloth corners a little bumped. Small water stain to lower edge, which has affected the bottom edge of the text block faintly, and then slightly the front and rear pages. Text block edges a little toned. Otherwise clean internally, a lovely bright copy. Overall very good condition. 313 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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