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Someone in the Dark by  August Derleth - Hardcover - Second edition - 1941 (actually 1966) - from Uncommon Sense and

Someone in the Dark

by Derleth, August

Condition: Fine/fine

Sauk City WI: Arkham House, 1941 (actually 1966). Second edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Second edition of this second book from Arkham House, containing Derleth's favorites of his weird fiction shorts up to this date. One of 300 copies of this version. Most of the copies of this version are in excellent condition -- many more are signed (like this one) than are copies of the first. This one is inscribed to a collector. A comparison of the jackets shows the second is much muddier than the first, in terms of reproduction -- it was probably shot from a printed copy of the first. Derleth did a remarkable job of matching the paper on the jacket, though, right down to its lamentable tendency to fade if one shines so much as a flashlight on it. A serious "Tell me again why I wanted to become an Arkham House completist?" item, with a nice Derleth inscription as some justification for going for this copy. 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 #: 000023
  • Title: Someone in the Dark
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arkham House
  • Place: Sauk City WI
  • Date published: 1941 (actually 1966)


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