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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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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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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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CAITLIN

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Iowa City, The Prairie Press: 1969

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 25


The author's first of three, poetry books dedicated to his new and last love—Caitlin—a married, twenty-five year old student of his. [400 copies printed]. SIGNED by both author and artist Frank Utpatel—"For Roy Squires, a love story—August Derleth & Frank Utpatel." A fine copy in slightly aged at spine d.j. View more info