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Someone in the Dark by  August Derleth - Hardcover - First Edition; First Printing - 1941 - from Crossroads Books and Biblio.com

Someone in the Dark

by Derleth, August

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Sauk City: Arkham House, 1941. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. Illustrated by Frank Utpatel. DJ chipping along front bottom, corners very small pin head size chips, unclipped $2, black boards, gilt lettering on spine, binding very good, pages bright & clean, cracked hinge on pg. 320. Stated first edition limited to one thousand on inside flap on DJ. Fourteen stories and twonovelettes contained therein are by August Derleth believed to be his best work. ; Cover Art; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 335 pages.

Someone in the Dark is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author August Derleth. It was released in 1941 and was the second book published by Arkham House. 1,115 copies were printed. An additional 300 copies were printed by Hunter Publishing Co. in Winston-Salem, NC in 1965.


  • Bookseller: Crossroads Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: CD84
  • Title: Someone in the Dark
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Illustrator:Illustrated by Frank Utpatel
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arkham House
  • Place: Sauk City
  • Date published: 1941


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