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Someone in the Dark by  August Derleth - First edition - 1941 - from Uncommon Sense and Biblio.com

Someone in the Dark

by Derleth, August

Condition: Fine/near fine


Sauk City WI: Arkham House, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. True first edition of this second book from Arkham House, containing Derleth's favorites of his weird fiction shorts up to this date. One of 1115 copies of this version. Shorter than the reprint, with thinner boards and (easiest way to tell without a comparison copy) with no headband or footband on the spine. Nice copies of this version are scarcer than the 300 copy (unacknowledged) reprint from the 1960s. This is a very nice copy: spine slightly faded on the dustjacket, minimal wear, book clean, bright and tight. In jacket protector. Much more desirable than the reprint. TW

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: Uncommon Sense US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000022
  • Title: Someone in the Dark
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arkham House
  • Place: Sauk City WI
  • Date published: 1941


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