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SOMEONE IN THE DARK

by Derleth, August

Condition: Unfortunately a poor copy, interior contents are sound but the book has insect tracking to the covers and the spine cloth has mo


[Sauk City, WI]: Arkham House, 1941. First edition, first printing. Unfortunately a poor copy, interior contents are sound but the book has insect tracking to the covers and the spine cloth has mostly been eaten away. A nice associational copy which is a candidate for a rebind. (23088). Octavo, cloth. 1115 copies printed. Signed inscription on the front free end paper: "To--Mary Elizabeth Counselman / with best wishes / from one WTaler / to another--/ Cordially / August Derleth / (face drawing)." In pencil in another hand (Counselman's ?) are two story notations. The second Arkham House book and Derleth's first collection of supernatural fiction. These stories are almost all culled from the pulps, many from Weird Tales. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 4-47.

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: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23088
  • Title: SOMEONE IN THE DARK
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Book condition: Used - Unfortunately a poor copy, interior contents are sound but the book has insect tracking to the covers and the spine cloth has mo
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition, first printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arkham House
  • Place: [Sauk City, WI]
  • Date published: 1941
  • Keywords: Horror . SC . Signed
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