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ROBERT E. HOWARD: SKULL-FACE & Others. Arkham House, 1946. [First Edition].

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1946

Edition: First

Seller ID: 109


The author's first book published in his own country—ten years after his death—this grand omnibus volume is one of Arkham House's finest books. SKULL-FACE contains H.P. Lovecraft's moving and laudatory— A MEMORIAM—"That such a genuine artist should perish while hundreds of insincere hacks continue to concoct spurious ghosts and vampires and space-ships and occult detectives is indeed a sorry piece of cosmic irony!" E. Hoffmann Price's— A MEMORY OF R.E. HOWARD... View more info

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ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE DARK MAN and others. Arkham House, 1964, 2029 copies printed.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 508


Arkham House's 2nd book of fiction by Robert E. Howard, published eighteen years after their landmark volume, SKULL-FACE and others. Fifteen previously uncollected stories. [2029 copies printed]. The usual rubbing to the front panel of s.j., with far less than normall found on the spine. The Arkham black dust-jackets are notorious for their penchant towards rubbing. One corner bumped, one nubbed. A tight, fine copy, NO corner bumps—unusual for the 1960's Arkhams. a ... View more info

Image for ROBERT E. HOWARD: ALWAYS COMES EVENING the collected poems of Robert E. Howard. Arkham House, 1957, 636 copies printed.

ROBERT E. HOWARD: ALWAYS COMES EVENING the collected poems of Robert E. Howard. Arkham House, 1957, 636 copies printed.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: 509


The first poetry book published , just missed by a year as a twentieth anniversary of the author's death. At the time of it's publication, these were thought to be the entirety of Howard's poetry. Eighty-three pages of verse, all of it very readable. [636 copies printed]. Printed British style, with the author's name reading up the spine. A strong very good copy with some rubbing to d.j., moderate foxing to top page-edges, glue show-through to endpapers—a common fl... View more info

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TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: Arkham House

Edition: [First edition]. 4024 copies.

Seller ID: 697


TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS contains nineteen stories written utilyzing HPL's CTHULHU mythos cycle; two are by Lovecraft with other contributors including Henry Kuttner, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, August Derleth, J. Vernon Shea, Colin Wilson, Frank Belknap Long, Ramsey Campbell and James Wade. A most handsome volume with the wonderful Lee Brown Coye illustration on the cover. A very fine copy. View more info

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THE SHUTTERED ROOM

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1959

Edition: [First edition]. 2527 copies.

Seller ID: 700


THE SHUTTERED ROOM is the third volume of the five HPL miscellanea and a particular favorite of mine (perhaps it's the very suggestive Richard Taylor d.j. illustration!). In August Derleth's introduction he notes how timely that to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Arkham House, a new HPL volume should be released as he himself stated - ""It seemed to us at Arkham House that our twentieth anniversary book ought to be a final collection of Lovecraftiana."... View more info

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THE DUNWICH HORROR & OTHERS

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1963

Edition: [2nd printing]

Seller ID: 709


HPL's best short fiction. The 2nd printing has seventeen alternating headbands of black and white and the photograph of HPL on the rear panel in this printing is larger. What makes this collectible is the heavy binding and the terrific Lee Brown Coye d.j., illustration of Wilbur Whateley! A v.g. copy with some of the paper slightly toned and other paper, not. In lightly rubbed d.j. JOSHI: I-A-34-a2. View more info

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MARGINALIA.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1076


The first of the Arkham House volumes by/about HPL with Fragments written by HPL, Essays, Revisions, a few very early tales; and personal anecdotes, poems and articles by contributors dealing with the author's writings and personality. Numerous good—but small—photos of HPL and pother Weird Tales writers,;Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Henry S. Whitehead, Donald Wandrei, Frank Belknap Long, Henry Kuttner, E. Hoffman Price and too many others to note; in addi... View more info

Image for H.P. LOVECRAFT: SOMETHING ABOUT CATS.  Arkham House, Sauk City, 1949. [First Edition].  One owner copy unusually fine in d.j.

H.P. LOVECRAFT: SOMETHING ABOUT CATS. Arkham House, Sauk City, 1949. [First Edition]. One owner copy unusually fine in d.j.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1949

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1077


The companion volume to MARGINALIA—another of the Arkham House volumes miscellany,by/about HPL with Revisions, Essays, Notes, Poems, etc., by HPL. Personal memoirs by Rheinhart Kleiner, Derleth, Fritz Leiber, Jr., E. Hoffmann Price, Samuel Loveman, and Sonia Davis—the author's wife. and articles by contributors dealing with the author's writings and personality. Some good photos but not as many as in MARGINALIA. [2995 copies printed]. Just a slight aging at folds... View more info

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DREAMS AND FANCIES.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1949

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1078


Following in the tradition that began with MARGINALIA—another of the Arkham House volumes miscellany,by/about HPL with his own 50 plus pages of commentary on dreams which provoked some of his tales. The tales realized from those dream provokations are also collected herein. No photographs in this one. Very Fungian d.j., illustration by Richard Taylor. [2030 copies printed]. This one doesn't turn all that often in condition. One corner just nubbed. Thin-line of age ... View more info

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H.P. LOVECRAFT: 3 TALES OF HORROR. Arkham House, 1967. [First edition], [1522 copies printed]. Illustrated by Lee Brown Coye.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City,, Arkham House: 1967

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 1110


The 3 tales are—THE DUNWICH HORROR, THE COLOUR OUT OF SPACE, amd THE THING ON THE DOORSTEP. [1522 copies printed]. A very handsome, oversized book printed upon slick-paper and illustrated with some of Lee Brown Coye's most inspired work. I remember NOT buying this book when it was in print because there were only three stories in it. I paid handsomely some years later! A fine, fresh, copy in d.j., with the merest trace of edge-shadow to d.j., ears. View more info

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THE SHUNNED HOUSE—Recluse Press, 1928. W. Paul Cook. This being one of 100 copies, hardbound by Arkham House, in 1961. Unusually fine copy!

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $12,000.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: 377


The hardbound presentation of W. Paul Cook's original 1928 printed—but unbound —book bound in 1961 in an edition of 100 copies by Arkham House. The most desireable Arkham House book—although it bears the publisher, THE RECLUSE PRESS. The spine lettering is notorious for its poor stamping, however this copy displays all the lettering intact—quite uncommon in such condition. This copy bears the Currey state B, Arkham House cancellation sticker with the titles in it... View more info

Image for H.P. LOVECRAFT: BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP.  Arkham House, 1944. [First Edition], [1217 copies printed].

H.P. LOVECRAFT: BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP. Arkham House, 1944. [First Edition], [1217 copies printed].

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: 111


This oversized—compared to the normal Arkham House volumes—omnibus companion to THE OUTSIDER collects not only HPL's early fictions, but his short novels—THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD and THE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH. Additionally there are examples of his weirder themed poetry, non-fiction essays: AUTOBIOGRAPHY—SOME NOTES ON A NON-ENTITY, W. Paul Cook's moving hommage to HPL—IN MEMORIAM HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT Recollections Appreciations Estimates—... View more info

Image for H.P. LOVECRAFT: AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS & other novels. Arkham House, 1964, [First Edition Thus].

H.P. LOVECRAFT: AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS & other novels. Arkham House, 1964, [First Edition Thus].

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 510


The collected novels include the title-story, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The Shunned House, The Dreams in the Witch-House, The Statement of Randolph Carter, The Dream—Quest of Unknown-Kadath,The Silver Key, and Through the Gates of the Silver Key. True first edition with no headbands, $6.50 price, and Dreams and Fancies listed on rear-panel, and The Dunwich Horror and Other price-listed at $5.00. [3552 copies printed]. A tight square copy with modest age darken... View more info

Image for H.P. LOVECRAFT DAGON & other Macabre tales. Arkham House, 1965. [First Edition Thus}.

H.P. LOVECRAFT DAGON & other Macabre tales. Arkham House, 1965. [First Edition Thus}.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: 511


This volume collects all of Lovecraft's "lesser tales." [3471 copies printed]. The true first edition with thirteen alternating headbands, states "Thirty-Five hundred copies printed" on colophon page. A fine copy but for a corner bump and light dusting to page edges. A few pin-points of rub to d.j., with a trace of age to edge. View more info

Image for H.P. LOVECRAFT: THE DUNWICH HORROR. Arkham House, 1963.  [First Edition Thus].

H.P. LOVECRAFT: THE DUNWICH HORROR. Arkham House, 1963. [First Edition Thus].

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1963

Edition: First

Seller ID: 512


Lovecraft's best fiction is collected here. The true first edition with the $5.00 price, the smaller and sharper imaged photo of HPL on the rear d.j., panel, and NO headbands. Slight dusting to page edges with a few fingerprints to the cloth; spine of d.j. perhaps just a touch light, with a few very small traces of rubbing and slight aging to rear d.j., panel. A very nice tight copy. View more info

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THE SURVIVOR AND OTHERS—SIGNED

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P. /DERLETH, August

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1957

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 50


Seven tales written by Derleth based upon notes and fragments by H.P. Lovecraft. SIGNED with a brief inscription by the author. [2096 copies printed]. A fine crisp copy of the book in a d.j., with a small snag and 1/4" closed tear at upper front edge in d.j., slight age to spine. View more info

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LOST WORLDS

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1944

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 978


A spiffy copy of the author's 2nd Arkham House book, and their seventh publication. At 2043 copies it is not especially scarce but it is hard to find in this condition! Crisp copy of the book with just a few fingerprints on the cloth. 1/2" closed tear on lower d.j., only noticable from verso: A fine copy, in near fine d.j. J.B. View more info

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THE BLACK BOOK—ARTIST'S EDITION—1 of 10 COPIES WITH ORIGINAL ARKHAM HOUSE ARTWORK. Choose Your Own Artwork! Arkham House, 1979. Only four copies left!

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 477


An artist's edition created by the artist—Andrew Smith—for the super Arkham House collector, or "completist." The artist was given 10 copies by Arkham House and there are exactly 10 original artpieces in the book (not counting the title-page.}" The artist combined his 10 gratis copies, with the 10 pieces of original artwork, then had Gray Parrot design and built an inner chemise and traycase to house the materials, then pressman Terence McVicker designed the limit... View more info

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SPELLS AND PHILTRES

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1958

Edition: First

Seller ID: 505


Fifty-four pages of new poetry after THE DARK CHATEAU. Some, but not all of the poems were reprinted in SELECTED POEMS. [519 copies printed]. Very, very slight toning to d.j., spine, else a fine fresh copy in d.j. RMJ. View more info

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THE DARK CHATEAU

By: SMITH, Clark Ashton

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: 506


More than sixty pages of new poetry, some not collected in SELECTED POEMS. [563 copies printed]. Fine in d.j., with very very minor toning to spine; The noted SF fan, Harold Worden's copy with his bookplate and a three-digit number written in pen. Nice tight copy. View more info