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1 Derleth, August A HOUSE ABOVE CUZCO
New York: The Candlelight Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in clothbacked marbled boards; in a fine, clay-colored printed dust jacket. 
"Combines his interest in Peru with something of the self-confession mode of his late poetry...the story concerns the visit of a would-be biographer to the famous Midwest author Avrel Millerand--clearly modelled by Derleth on himself."--John Howard. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Derleth, August AND YOU, THOREAU!
Norfolk, Conn: New Directions, (1944). First edition, trade paperback issue. Trade Paperback. Faint sticker ghost to front cover, mild age-toning to textblock, else a bright, fine copy in printed green wraps. Illustrated with two wood engravings by Arkham stalwart Frank Utpatel. 
Collection highlighting, among other pieces, four longish poems inspired by Thoreau; released in New Directions "Poets of the Year" monthly series, each volume printed at a different fine press; this one printed by Carroll D. Coleman at The Prairie Press. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Derleth, August AND YOU, THOREAU!
Norfolk, Conn: New Directions, (1944). First edition. In New Directions ''Poets of the Year'' monthly series, each volume printed at a different fine press; in this case, The Prairie Pres Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the textblock, else an extraordinarily bright, fresh, fine copy in printed green paper-over-boards and matching dust jacket. Illustrated with two wood engravings by longtime Derleth colleague, Frank Utpatel. 
Four long poems gathered as "Homage to Thoreau"...and a group of love poems under the heading, "El Amor." Derleth was in pretty fast company here, other poets of the month included Dylan Thomas, Brecht, Patchen, Rilke, Donne, and Cowley! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Lovecraft, H.P.; collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943. First edition, first printing: one of 1217 copies printed. Jacket photo by Burt Trimpey of Clark Ashton Smith sculptures. Hardcover. Ownership name, some discoloration and mild staining to covers, else very good, in black cloth with gilt spine titling (tarnished); in an about good only dust jacket, that is worn, chipped, tape-repaired, age-toned, and missing large pieces to the spine. 
The second Lovecraft omnibus (after 1939's THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS) collects THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD, THE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADDATH, stories not collected in THE OUTSIDER, ghostwritten tales, and poetry. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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5 Derleth, August DARK THINGS
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1971. First edition, first printing: one of 3,051 copies printed. Hardcover. Faint crease to one page of text, else fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Herb Arnold and Gary Gore. 300pp, including capsule biographies. 
Fourth and final anthology of hitherto unpublished weird tales edited by Derleth. Contributors include John Metcalfe (his last story), H. Russell Wakefield, Donald Wandrei, Basil Copper, Robert Bloch, Emil Petaja, James Wade, Margery Lawrence, others. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Stuart, Jesse; Derleth, August; et alia; edited by Lee Lukes DECADE OF SHORT STORIES VOLUME II NUMBER 3
Chicago, Illinois: Decade, July-August 1940. Volume II, Number 3. Hardcover. Very good plus, with mild wear and a hint of darkening, corner crease to lower rear cover; staplebound within printed cardstock wraps. [48] pages. 
Literary journal specializing in short stories, with this number featuring pieces by Stuart, Derleth, Frank Brookhouser, Glenn C. Crooks, Howard Valyear, Morton Fineman, Maitland LeRoy Osborne, Charlotte Ketcham, Milton U. Wiser and Rose Mutolo. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Derleth, August HARRIGAN'S FILE
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1975. 087054070X / 9780870540707 First edition, first printing. 4102 copies issued. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Posthumously gathers all the science fiction that Derleth ever "wrote and prepared for publication" in the guise of seventeen "documentary" accounts from the files of doubting Thomas news reporter Tex Harrigan. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Derleth, August THE HOUSE ON THE MOUND
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Very good with evidence of slight damp stains to both covers, quarter-inch tear to the upper rear cover at the hinge; in a dust jacket with a two-inch closed edge tear and creases to the front panel, and several small chips to the rear panel. 
The sequel to Derleth's BRIGHT JOURNEY, this historical novel tells the story of a family in mid-nineteenth century Wisconsin. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Lovecraft, H.P. and Derleth, August THE WATCHERS OUT OF TIME and Others
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, (1984). First edition, SECOND printing. 1974 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, lightly nicked dust jacket. Agreeably weird cover illustration by Herb Arnold. 
"Story themes set forth by H.P. Lovecraft and developed by August Derleth, have been collected in one omnibus of post-mortem collaborations belonging virtually to every period of Lovecraft's work." With a foreword by April Derleth. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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