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Someone in the Dark

by Derleth, August

Condition: Good/Good-


Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1941. black boards (Holliston Novelex) with gilt ltrs on spine, corners and head-heel of spine bumped, cream (Cream Winnebago Eggshell) pages, ink name and date on ffep, clean and tight. DJ is unclipped $2.00 with dark pictorial and silver ltrs while nicked/chipped /torn / and missing pieces on edges/corners/and head-heel of spine. Horror/wierd short story collection.. 1st Printiing Thus. Hardcover. Good/Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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.




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