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Image for  THOUGHTS AND PICTURES—Haverhill, Mass., 1932. 1st printing. Co-Published/Edited by H.P. Lovecraft.  
A TRYOUT publication.

THOUGHTS AND PICTURES—Haverhill, Mass., 1932. 1st printing. Co-Published/Edited by H.P. Lovecraft. A TRYOUT publication.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P. ) KUNTZ, EUGENE B.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Haverhill, Mass., H.P. Lovecraft/ C.W. Smith: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 513


Lovecraft edited this little chapbook of poetry from an amateur "oldtimer" of whom he was quite fond. Hyman Bradofsky, publisher of THE CALIFORNIAN and correspondent of HPL's told me that HPL "touched up" some—if not all of these poems." Lovecraft wrote a two-page introduction defining Dr. Kuntz's poetry, thusly—"often Alexandrine—. . . exhibiting apt and stately compound words sometimes coined with vast originality and spontaneousness." From the HYMAN BRADOFSKY collection. One of only three books edited by HPL. These early amateur publications are rare. Quite a nice copy, with Pi... View more info

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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 still present. Nicely printe... View more info

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THE TRYOUT. Jan., 1930. Vol. 13, No. 6.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 615


"LOVECRAFT has again been awarded a three star honor in the O'Brien list of best short stories in 1929. His story the Silver Ray]Key] is included in the O'Henry 's memorial prize volume of short stories."Perhaps more importantly, Mrs. W. Paul Cook burns herself so severly on the stove that she dies and Paul cook has a nervous breakdown preventing him from binding THE SHUNNED HOUSE. HPL06/17 View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES. February, 1925.   THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER, by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance.   Also contains SEA CHANGE by Henry S. Whitehead, and SCARF OF THE BELOVED by Greye LaSpina.

WEIRD TALES. February, 1925. THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER, by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance. Also contains SEA CHANGE by Henry S. Whitehead, and SCARF OF THE BELOVED by Greye LaSpina.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 717


Weird Tales, February, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHISPERING TUNNELS— A tale of Verdun, WW1, and Devil Worshipspiders, by Stephen Bagby; also most notably, THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER, by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance. Also contains SEA CHANGE by Henry S. Whitehead, and SCARF OF THE BELOVED by Greye LaSpina. Nearly complete spine, though soiled. The interior paper is darkened at edges,, ancient tape on rear panel, split at spine. A worn issue, but complete and interior paper pretty good. A most notable and collectible issue that would cost thousands if fine condit... View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES. April, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHEN THE GREEN STAR WANED— "Evil beings from the dark side of the Moun attack Aerth", by Nictzin Dyalhis; also most notably, DEAF, DUMB and BLIND, by C.M. Eddy, R., revised by H.P. Lovecraft.

WEIRD TALES. April, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHEN THE GREEN STAR WANED— "Evil beings from the dark side of the Moun attack Aerth", by Nictzin Dyalhis; also most notably, DEAF, DUMB and BLIND, by C.M. Eddy, R., revised by H.P. Lovecraft.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $375.00

Seller ID: 718


Weird Tales, April, 1925. Featuring cover story—WHEN THE GREEN STAR WANED— "Evil beings from the dark side of the Moun attack Aerth", by Nictzin Dyalhis; also most notably, DEAF, DUMB and BLIND, by C.M. Eddy, R., revised by H.P. Lovecraft, makes its first appearance. Also contains THE WIND THAT TRAMPS THE WORLD by Frank Owen, and INVADERS FROM THE DARK, part 1, by Greye LaSpina. Very good interior paper, slightly soiled covers, 1/2 the spine was missing, then reconstructed. Overall rating Good to good +, would be v.g., but for the spine. The 1925 issues are just as difficult as 1923-24... View more info

Image for WEIRD TALES. November, 1923.  Contains the story—THE INVISIBLE MONSTER— by Sonia Greene, ghost-written by H.P. Lovecraft.  These very very first issues are rare in any condition.

WEIRD TALES. November, 1923. Contains the story—THE INVISIBLE MONSTER— by Sonia Greene, ghost-written by H.P. Lovecraft. These very very first issues are rare in any condition.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $1,450.00

Seller ID: 728


Weird Tales, November, 1923. Contains the story—THE INVISIBLE MONSTER— by Sonia Greene, ghost-written by H.P. Lovecraft. Some internal ancient tape, spine complete. Moderate soiling and age. A fair/G copy, but these very very first issues are rare in any condition. A great filler issue until you can come up with the $5000 or more, for one in near fine condition.—and that's the old BOOKERY guide pricing!   View more info

Image for THE HORROR IN THE MUSEUM and other revisions. Arkham House. [First edition], [4058 copies].

THE HORROR IN THE MUSEUM and other revisions. Arkham House. [First edition], [4058 copies].

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1970

Edition: First

Seller ID: 732


Collection of twenty tales "revised" (essentially, entirely rewritten) by H.P. Lovecraft, and some are very very good. [4058 copies]. Very slight trace of dusting to page edges, else Fine in Fine, Gahan Wilson d.j. View more info

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THE PERSPECTIVE REVIEW.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P.) Chester, P. Bradley, editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chester P. Bradley: Winter, 1934

Edition: First

Seller ID: 581


The first printing of the essay - "THE UNKNOWN CITY IN THE OCEAN. Being a two-page article by HPL of the history of Nantucket—No limericks, please! Joshi I-B-ii-241.A near fine copy. View more info

WHEN EVIL WAKES

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1963

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 57


Fine collection of sixteen supernatural tales the great majority gathered from Arkham House publications. Authors include, Brits—John Metcalf, H. Russell Wakefield, as well as H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch, Henry S. Whitehead, Joseph Payne Brennan and others. An uncommon anthology and not usualy found in this condition. A fine bright copy in d.j. showing some wear at edges;, still v.g. View more info

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THE NIGHT SIDE

By: DERLETH, August, Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1947

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 10


Companion volume to WHO KNOCKS? featuring twenty-three tales by Lovecraft, Dunsany, Machen, Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Henry Kuttner, and many others. Not quite one illustration per story by Lee Brown Coye. Nice fresh copy with circled "R" denoting first edition. A near-fine copy with a three digit code penned in the end-paper 1/4"; handsome vintage Science Fiction bookplate of Harold Worden. Price-clipped d.j., price-clipped d.j. View more info

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WHO KNOCKS?

By: DERLETH, August, Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart: 1946

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 9


Twenty tales gathered herein from such notables as H.P. Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Ray Bradbury, Thodore Sturgeon, Henry S. Whitehead and others. All twenty tales have at least one illustration by Lee Brown Coye. Circled 'R' on copyright page denotes first edition. A nice fresh, tight copy of the book with a "K37" letter code penned in 1/4" letters at top of front-endpaper. Slight d.j. wear at extremebites and a crease on front d.j., panel. It's shows much nicer than described! View more info

Image for THE THING'S INCREDIBLE! The Secret Origins of WEIRD TALES.  Off-Trail Publications, 2018.  First Printing.  Signed by the author.

THE THING'S INCREDIBLE! The Secret Origins of WEIRD TALES. Off-Trail Publications, 2018. First Printing. Signed by the author.

By: LOCKE, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Elkhorn, Calif., Off-Trail Publications: 2018

Edition: First

Seller ID: 733


The origins, history, and demise of WEIRD TALES—The Unique Magazine, are brought to light by pulp expert, John Locke, sixty-five years after W.T., ceased publication. Scholarly researched with 600 citations, yet written in a pulp-paced style, as Locke details: How did W.T., begin? Why did it fail? What became of Jacob Clark Henneberger and John William Lansinger, the co-founders of W.T? How did Farnsworth Wright become editor? And what about H.P. Lovecraft, W.T., favorite son? Many revelations! SIGNED by the author. New, hardbound. Issued w/o d.j. View more info

SELECTED LETTERS VOLUMES I-V - 1911-1937.

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1965-1976

Edition: [First editions]

Seller ID: 673


A very handsome complete set of first editions of the Arkham House, SELECTED LETTERS volumes in Fine condition in dust-jackets. VOL. 1, 1911-24. Letters to his earliest chums - primarily amateurs - such as Reinhardt Kleiner, James Morton, Maurice Moe, the brilliant Alfred Galpin, and his aunts. But then beginning in 1921 his correspondences with Frank Belknap Long and Clark Ashton Smith and the advent of WEIRD TALES in 1923, the interest picks up! Three photographs of Lovecraft letters and a photo of Galpin. Fifty years now since its initial publication it is especially difficult to fin... View more info

Image for TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS.  Arkham House, 1969. [First edition]. [4024 copies].

TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS. Arkham House, 1969. [First edition]. [4024 copies].

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1969

Edition: [First edition]. 4024 copies.

Seller ID: 697


TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS contains nineteen stories utilyzing HPL's CTHULHU mythos cycle: two are by Lovecraft, other contributors include 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. Noted Lovecraft fan and publisher of "The Lovecraft Bar Guide," and "The Skull of Lovecraft," Gary Drake's copy with his bookplate. A tight copy. A few fingerprints to cloth, with one corner nubbed and one b... View more info

Image for MARGINALIA. Arkham House, 1944.  [First edition], [2035 copies].

MARGINALIA. Arkham House, 1944. [First edition], [2035 copies].

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $195.00

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 addition to the outstanding dust-jacket illustration by Virgil Finlay. [2035 copies printed]. Some moderate aging to d.j., with... View more info

Image for DREAMS AND FANCIES. Arkham House, 1962. [First edition.] [2030 copies.]

DREAMS AND FANCIES. Arkham House, 1962. [First edition.] [2030 copies.]

By: LOVECRAFT, H.P.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1962

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 to d.j., edge, else a fine copy in d.j. #18JS View more info

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

H.P. LOVECRAFT: 3 TALES OF HORROR. Arkham House, 1967. [First edition], [1522 copies]. 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/VF copy in d.j. View more info

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

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 italics. Save your money for this one, this is a one owner copy purchased new from Arkham House by Richard M. Jefts. View more info

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

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

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—"When Howard Lovecraft died I was a great many miles from New England, my address was not widely known, and it was some time ... View more info

Image for H.P. LOVECRAFT DAGON & other Macabre tales. Arkham House, 1965. [First Edition], [3500 copies]

H.P. LOVECRAFT DAGON & other Macabre tales. Arkham House, 1965. [First Edition], [3500 copies]

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. Tight, very nice copy. View more info