Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft edited by August Derleth (1945) hardcover book


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Edited and with an introduction by August Derleth - Best Supernatural Stories of H. P. Lovecraft

Cleveland/New York: The World Publishing Company. Tower books edition. Second printing September 1945. Hardcover. 8vo. Black boards with purple lettering. 307pp. Purple top-stain. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Extensive toning to the pages. Discoloration to the front endpaper. Creasing, scratching, rubbing, toning, smudging, and areas of discoloration to the text-block edge, inner boards, endpapers, and the pages of the text. The dust jacket is in poor condition. The original price has been torn from the upper right-hand corner of the front, inner flap. Large open tears to the upper/lower edges of the front cover of the dust jacket. Chipping to the upper/lower edge of the dust jacket spine. Sun-fading to the pine. Chipping to the upper/lower edges of the rear cover of the dust jacket. Chipping at corners/hinges of the dust jacket.

Stories included in the book:

-In the Vault
-Pickman's Model
-The Rats in the Walls
-The Outsider
-The Colour of Space
-The Music of Erich Zann
-The Haunter of the Darl
-The Picture in the House
-The Call of Cthulu
-The Dunwich Horror
-Cool Air
-The Whisperer in the Darkness
-The Terrible Old Man
-The Thing on the Doorstep

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