by H.P. Lovecraft & August Derleth
Dust jacket by Ronald Clyne
Limited Edition Hardcover - $250.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1945; 196 pp.; limited to 3000 copies. First Edition.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and unblemished, if a bit dull due to age; lower front cover is slightly bumped at one spot along the lower edge; gilt lettering on spine is partially faded and tarnished; pages are clean.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright; very small chips along upper front edge and top of spine; L-shaped tear along upper front edge; small tear along lower front edge; very small chips and wear along left and right spine edges (see image above); flaps are clean and bright with original price ($2.50) unclipped; rear cover is clean and bright, with one small pale stain in upper center; spine is very lightly age yellowed (see image above).
Overall, this is a very good+ copy of the book in a very good dust jacket.