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THE HELLENIAN. [1918]

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 108


The publisher/editor Ms. Cole doesn't date this issue but from its appearance I'm guessing, 1915. Lovecraft is only briefly mentioned and you have to dig to find it - in regards to an article he must've written re: "simple language" - "It rather amused me to read his (Brander Matthews) brief for the simplified spelling and shortly after Mr. Lovecraft's fervent denunciation of that famous movement (Populist) . I am wondering whether Mr. Lovecraft has read, "Other Days." I feel sure he would find Mr. Matthews defense most interesting." V.g. copy. Unfolded. String-tie stil... View more info

THE SCARLET COCKEREL. January, 1941.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 259


Features an article by SCARLET COCKEREL, editor, Ralph Babcock, entitled: A Voice from the Grave—being a four-page article chronicling the story of how HPL became President of the National Amateur Association in 1922. Three pages of this article are HPL's own words describing his year as President. "My term was, I fancy, neither brilliant nor spectacular; but I think I did for the time being put a quietus on politics and personalities. . . "—HPL. A v.g. copy. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Sept., 1930. Vol. 13, No. 20

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 522


LOVECRAFT goes to Quebec. during his month long vacation. HPL attends Boston convention and takes the roller coaster ride. Nice paper; folded for mailing. String-tie still present. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. 1935. Vol. 17, No. 1 (April)

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 526


The short poem, APRIL - by HPL leads off the issue and HYMAN BRADOFSKY runs for PRESIDENT of the Association. V.g.,+, with String-tie still attached. NOT in Joshi. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Aug., 1935. Vol. 17, No. 3.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 538


"H.P. Lovecraft isn't having the time of his life down South . . ."Not quite sure what C.W. Smith meant by that quote but there you have it! Even when Lovecraft didn't have poetry or prose in an issue, he was such an esteemed personality that his every whereabouts was noted with interest. Nice copy; string-tie still present. From the Hyman Bradofsky collection. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Jan., 1924. Vol 9., No. 1.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 589


Both HPL & Sonia Greene are mentioned in 'AROUND THE CIRCLE:' "Sonia Greene is doing some prodding in the United, and with the able body assistance of Howard P. Lovecraft . . . she will no doubt have the United in a fair way the equal to the National as it once was . . . " Poetry by Lovecraft friend, Muriel Eddy and HPL's client, Eugene B. Kuntz.Folded for mailing. String-tie still present. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Oct., 1935. Vol. 17, No. 6.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 592


The amateur journals were the internet of their time, poetry, stories, gossip, memoirs, deaths & births, noted events, and celebrities–H.P. Lovecraft was the main celebrity of the amateur journal world, everything and anything he did was noted, especially by his dear friend C.W. Smith, the printer/publisher of THE TRYOUT. "Two poets foregathered when Samuel Loveman visited H.P. Lovecraft at Providence, R.I., recently." There is also a poem by Duane Rimel, Lovecraft edited poet, Eugene B. Kuntz (sp. Kutnz) and the seemingly inexhaustible pen of Arthur Goodenough. Get a flavor of H.P. L's lif... View more info

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THE TRYOUT. May, 1924. Vol. 9, No. 5.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Plaistow, N.H., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 593


The amateur journals were the internet of their time, poetry, stories, gossip, memoirs, deaths & births, noted events, and celebrities–H.P. Lovecraft was the main celebrity of the amateur journal world, everything and anything he did was noted, especially by his dear friend C.W. Smith, the printer/publisher of THE TRYOUT. Mrs. H.P. Lovecraft is noted in the gosspi column—AROUND THE CIRCLE—"Both our presidents have been extremely busy, . . . President Sonia Greene Lovecraft has had a happy month in adjusting her new home. . ." There is also a poem by Muriel Eddy, and the seemingly inexh... View more info

THE BROOKLYNITE. September., 1933. Vol. 23, No. 2.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Felicitas C. Haggerty:

Seller ID: 595


The amateur journals were the internet of their time, poetry, stories, gossip, memoirs, deaths & births, noted events, and celebrities–H.P. Lovecraft was the main celebrity of the amateur journal world, everything and anything he did was noted. In the article within entitled—25 YEARS OF THE BLUE PENCIL CLUB, Ernest Adams, Secretary notes H.P. Lovecraft's tribal name appearance as Mighty Scalp-Taker, and Sonia H. Greene as Bountiful Feast-Maker, in the poem "Hike-a-Walkas," by Alice Lewis, which originally appeared in the October, 1920 issue of BROOKLYNITE. Get a flavor of H.P. L'... View more info

THE BROOKLYNITE. September., 1933. Vol. 23, No. 2.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Felicitas C. Haggerty:

Seller ID: 596


The amateur journals were the internet of their time, poetry, stories, gossip, memoirs, deaths & births, noted events, and celebrities–H.P. Lovecraft was the main celebrity of the amateur journal world, everything and anything he did was noted. In the article within entitled—25 YEARS OF THE BLUE PENCIL CLUB, Ernest Adams, Secretary notes H.P. Lovecraft's tribal name appearance as Mighty Scalp-Taker, and Sonia H. Greene as Bountiful Feast-Maker, in the poem "Hike-a-Walkas," by Alice Lewis, which originally appeared in the October, 1920 issue of BROOKLYNITE. Get a flavor of H.P. L'... View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Aug., 1917. Vol. 3, No. 9.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 598


Lovecraft is present in his little used guise of K. L. Humphrey, a take-off or a famous Tryout Smith typo for K. Humphrey Littlewit, with his 2-page hommage to the Great Bard himself: PROLOGUE FOR SHAKESPEARE TERCENTENARY CELEBRATION. This is NOT listed in Joshi. From the Hyman Bradofsky collection. Another amateur journal appearance of HPL over a century old! Folded for mailing else a v.g.+, copy with string-tie. Rare in this condition. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Mar., 1917. Vol. 3, No. 4.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 599


HPL is the dominant figure of the issue with his poems: TO MR. LOCKHART ON HIS POETRY, and PACIFIST WAR SONG-1917 by Lewis Theobald, Jr.; HPL is also the subject of the poem, MY FRIEND H.L. Poet of the Old School by Chester Prince Monroe. JOSHI: I-B-iii-139 & I-B-iii-193. Folded for mailing else a nice copy of a journal over 100 years old! Silk-tie present. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Oct., 1920. Vol. 6, No. 10.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 600


Lovecraft is present with his alter-ego: Henry Paget-Lowe with his poem, OCTOBER. Also present is a poet whom HPL would copy his style utilizing the name James Dorrance Rowley - well the REAL James Laurence Crowley is present! Once HPL found out that the real James Laurence Crowley 's feeling were hurt, HPL quit mimicking. JOSHI: I-B-iii-120. Just a little chipping at edges, else nice fresh paper, and string-tie is present. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Mar., 1922. Vol. 7, No. 11.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 601


Lovecraft is present under the guise of Lewis Theobald, Jr., with his dedicatory salute to Jonathan Hoag "ON A POET'S NINETY-FIRST BIRTHDAY."Joshi: I-B-iii-221. Folded for mailing, lacking string-tie. A v.g., copy. #11aHPL View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Sept., 1922. Vol. 8, No. 3.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 602


Lovecraft is present under the guise of Lewis Theobald, Jr., with his dedicatory salute to Jonathan Hoag "ON A POET'S NINETY-FIRST BIRTHDAY."Joshi: I-B-iii-221. Folded for mailing, lacking string-tie. A v.g., copy. #11aHPL View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Sept., 1925. Vol. 10, No. 5.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Plaistow, NH, C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 603


A puzzling comment here by Smith - "Mr. Lovecraft's reputation as a poet ranks high among those who . . . contribute to amateur journals . . . and his friends hope that his venture will prove a financial success." HPL06/17 View more info

Image for THE TRYOUT.  Dec., 1927. Vol. 11, No. 11.

THE TRYOUT. Dec., 1927. Vol. 11, No. 11.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 604


The elder poet, Jonathan Hoag has passed away and the issue is devoted to him including H.P. Lovecraft's parting in memoriam, AVE ATQUE VALE: To Jonathan Hoag, 1831-1927. Lovecraft as you all know, edited THE POETICAL WORKS OF JONATHAN E. HOAG. View more info

Image for THE TRYOUT.  Sept., 1928. Vol. 12, No. 5.

THE TRYOUT. Sept., 1928. Vol. 12, No. 5.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 605


A short paragraph announcing a Lovecraft story to appear in a 7th grade schoolbook "to be published by Macaullan Co., a publisher of school publications."To my knowledge this Lovecraft appearance has never been verified! Folded for mailing, silk-tie present. HPL06/17 View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Aug., 1928. Vol. 12, No. 4.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 606


"Through the receipt of postcards I have accompanied H.P. Lovecraft on his visit to many historical places . . . but illness in his family necessitated a prompt return." A short paragraph on HPL. View more info

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THE TRYOUT. July, 1928. Vol. 12, No. 3.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MASS., C.W. Smith:

Seller ID: 607


HPL's is accorded a half-page article under the title, "A Brattleboro Meet" gathering H.P. Lovecraft, W. Paul Cook, Vrest Orton, Arthur Goodenough and Walter J. Coates at Goodenough's house on June, 17th. Apparently a newspaperman from the Brattleboro paper was present as well. Anyone ever seen mention of this newspaper article? Folded for mailing, silk-tie present. HPL06/17 View more info