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												Beyond the Wall of Sleep with Signed August Derleth Letters to Clark Ashton Smith by  Clark Ashton Smith  H. P.; August Derleth
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1943
		 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 004838)

Beyond the Wall of Sleep with Signed August Derleth Letters to Clark Ashton Smith

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Beyond the Wall of Sleep with Signed August Derleth Letters to Clark Ashton Smith

by Lovecraft, H. P.; August Derleth, Clark Ashton Smith

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943 First Printing of the First Edition. One of 1,217 copies printed, Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles, octavo, 458 pages. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. The companion novel to The Outsider and Others. Beyond the Wall of Sleep is one of the most difficult Arkham House books to acquire in fine condition. Accompanied by three letters from August Derleth to Clark Ashton Smith, discussing dust jacket art. Also includes a prepublication announcement card and a subsequent information card, as well as a letter from Derleth verifying an order for copies of Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Light rubbing at head and tail of spine and at corners of boards, textblock is faintly age toned, but clean, unmarked, and tight in binding. Scarce dust jacket is slightly rubbed at spine head and tail and at corner tips. Overall near fine to fine condition.

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bookseller
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
004838
Title
Beyond the Wall of Sleep with Signed August Derleth Letters to Clark Ashton Smith
Author
Lovecraft, H. P.; August Derleth, Clark Ashton Smith
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Arkham House
Place of Publication
Sauk City, Wisconsin
Date Published
1943
Keywords
FICTION, MACABRE.

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Glossary

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
tail
The heel of the spine.

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