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100 BOOKS by AUGUST DERLETH.

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisconsin, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1125


". . . variety of interest makes it impossible to identify the work of August Derleth by any label or to classify him easily—he is sui generis"—Donald Wandrei in his introduction to the book. Photographs. A complete bibliography of Derleth's work to that time. Some rubbing 'round the edges, but less than usual. One of 200 hardbound in decorated boards! The Richard M. Jefts, Arkham House Collection. #RMJ22. View more info

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THIS WOUND

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Prairie Press: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 21


Love poetry, dedicated to "Mara," a male lover of Derleth's. With Wood engravings by Frank Utpatel. [350 copies printed].SIGNED by both the author and artist—"With cordial regards." A fine copy with lightly aged d.j., spine. Bound in 1/4 cloth. A handsome fine press book. View more info

THE ONLY PLACE WE LIVE

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1966

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 26


Another book of poems for Derleth's male lover, "Mara." [400 copies printed]. A fine copy. Very slight aging of d.j., spine. View more info

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WALDEN POND: Homage To Thoreau

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1968

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 27


The gathering of what the author considered his finest unpublished journal entries from his three visits to Walden Pond—1938, 1947 and 1965. [750 copies printed]. Fine copy in lightly aged d.j. View more info

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COUNTRY POEMS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1956

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 22


Forty-four pages of poetry dedicated to nature. Derleth was a skilled poet. Wood-Engravings by J.J. Lankes. A handsome fine press book, bound in 1/4 cloth, [300 copies printed]. This book just 1/2" taller than the other Derleth—Prarie Press btitles printed during the 1960's-70's. All the Derleth, Prarie Press books are identical in format, making a handsome set. Just a trace of aging to d.j., else fine. View more info

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The CASEBOOK OF SOLAR PONS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 32


The fifth SOLAR PONS book—12 Adventures of The—Sussex Archers, Haunted Library, Fatal Glance, Intarsia Box, Spurious Tamerlane, China Cottage, Ascot Scandal, Crouching Dog, Missing Huntsman, Amateur Philologist, Whispering Knights, Innkeeper's Clerk. Foreword by Vincent Starrett, Lyndon Parker, by Michael Harrison, Afterword by Luther Norris. [3020 copies printed]. Exceptional copy in d.j. View more info

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IN RE: SHERLOCK HOLMES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1945

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 29


The premiere SOLAR PONS book—12 Adventures of The—Frightened Baronet, Late Mr. Faversham, Black Narcissus, Norcross Riddle, Retired Novelist, Three Red Dwarves, Southeby Salesman, Purloined Periapt, Limping Man, Seven Passengers, Lost Holiday, Man with the Broken Face. Introduction by Vincent Starrett. [3604 copies]. A fine, fresh copy in price-clipped d.j., tiny 1/4" moisture stain on rear of d.j. View more info

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The REMINISCENCES OF SOLAR PONS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1961

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 31


The premiere SOLAR PONS book—12 Adventures of The—Mazarine Blue, Hats of M. Dulac, Mosaic Cylinders, Praed Street Irregulars, Cloverdale Kennels, Black Cardinal, Troubled Magistrate, Blind Clairaudient. A Chronology of Solar Pons by Robert Pattrick. Introduction by Anthony Boucher. [2052copies]. A few fingerprints on front cloth-panel, else a very fresh, fine copy in d.j. View more info

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COUNTRYMAN'S JOURNAL

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36


Stories from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Grisha Dotzenko. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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WISCONSIN COUNTRY

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Candlelight Press: 1965

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 37


Further entries from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Frank utpatel. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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WILBUR, THE TRUSTING WHIPPOORWILL

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Stanton & Lee: 1959

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 38


A satire in the form of a juvenile, profusely illustrated by the humorist, Clare Victor Dwiggins. Only [990 copies printed]. A fine copy in d.j. View more info

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WALDEN WEST

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40


Stories from small town America, Derleth's own Sac Prairie—a village in Sauk City, written like a diary. Excellent woodcut illustrations by Grisha Dotzenko. A fine copy with page tops lightly dusted; d.j. lightly aged at spine. View more info

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PSYCHE—SIGNED—INSCRIBED TO ROY A. SQUIRES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Prairie Press: 1953

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 41


Early love poetry from the noted resident of Sauk City, founder of Arkham House, and prolific fictioneer. Lost-love poetry. SIGNED & INSCRIBED, association copy, by the author to his friend, publisher, Roy A. Squires—"For Roy Squires, A love story. August Derleth. A fine copy; d.j. shows a little age-darkening at spine and a few places on d.j.; 1/4" closed tear. A fine-press printing of only 300 copies. View more info

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THE RETURN OF SOLAR PONS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1958

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 42


The third SOLAR PONS book—13 Adventures of The—Lost Dutchman, Devil's Footprints, Dorrington Inheritance, Triple Kent,Rydberg Numbers, Grice-Paterson Curse, Stone of Scone, Remarkable Worm,Penny Magenta, Trained Cormorant, Camberwell Beauty, Little Hangman, and Swedenborg Signatures. Introduction by Edgar W. Smith. [2079 copies]. Reprints the stories in 3 PROBLEMS FOR SOLAR PONS. A sharp, crisp copy, just a suggesting of age to d.j. View more info

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SOMETHING NEAR

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1945

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 43


Twenty tales harvested primarily from WEIRD TALES, including four set in HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS. Derleth's 2nd Arkham House book. Being the editor/publisher of Arkham House afforded Derleth the opportunity to reprint his own works at certain intervals, enabling him to raise some cash to put back into publishing other authors work. A clever and financially at times, much needed boost to keep Arkham House afloat. [2054 copies printed]. A near-fine copy, two corners light... View more info

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NOT LONG FOR THIS WORLD—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1948

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 44


Thirty-two tales gathered from WEIRD TALES, which the author deemed, "fillers." including four set in HPL's, CTHULHU MYTHOS. Derleth's 3rd Arkham House book. Derleth described these tales as "mediocre" yet his "Lagoda's Heads ," was included as a Rod Serling, NIGHT GALLERY episode, and a damn good one too! A fine copy in d.j., SIGNED by the author. View more info

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DARK OF THE MOON—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 48


Over four hundred pages of verse with a macabre bent, covering the best of the past two hundred years. Errata leaf noting copyright corrections to Stephen Vincent Benet and Lizzie Woodworth Reese, glued in. The scarcer 1st dust-jacket state in green lettering with $3.00 price. A v.g., tight copy copy, with moderate aging at page edges, one-corner just tipped; 1/2" closed-tear at base of d.j., spine., with light edge-wear. A very presentable copy SIGNED by Derleth. View more info

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DARK THINGS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1971

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 52


Anthology edited by Derleth with tales by HPL & Derleth, REH & Derleth, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Basil Copper, Jacobi, Brennan, Metcalf, Lumley, Emil Petaja and others. A sharp crisp copy, as new in d.j. [3051 copies printed] View more info

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DARK MIND, DARK HEART—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1962

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 53


Derleth's first Arkham House, edited anthology, with tales by HPL & Derleth, REH, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Hodgson, Jacobi, Brennan, Metcalf, Shiel, Wakefield and others. SIGNED with a brief inscription by Derleth. [2493 copies printed]. A sharp crisp copy, very slight darkening at spine of d.j. View more info

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WISCONSIN MURDERS An Enquiry into Mayhem & Homicide in the Midwest

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Mycroft & Moran: 1968

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 2


A history of sixteen actual murders which occurred in Wisconsin. [1958 copies printed]. Very fine in d.j. View more info