by Frank Belknap Long
Dust jacket by Frank Utpatel
Limited Edition Hardcover - $50.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1975; 237 pp.; limited to 4,991 copies. First Edition.
Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside is a biography of H. P. Lovecraft written by Frank Belknap Long, a longtime friend of Lovecraft. It was one of three biographies of Lovecraft released in 1975. The others were Lovecraft: A Biography by L. Sprague de Camp and Lovecraft at Last by Willis Conover.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny, but has minor smudging, staining, and fingerprints on both front and back; boards are unbumped and corners sharp; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright, unblemished and unchipped; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($5.00) unclipped; rear cover is clean and bright.
Overall, this is a very good copy of the book in a fine dust jacket.