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LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips (1890–1937). Shadow Over Innsmouth. Everett, PA: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936.

Small 8vo. Half–title. 4 full–page wood–engravings by Frank Utpatel. Original black cloth lettered in silver (some rubbing along spine, front joint cracked at half–title, hinges starting, as usual).

FIRST EDITION OF LOVECRAFT’S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK, one of approximately 400 copies printed, of which about 200 were bound and the remainders later destroyed (see publisher William L. Crawford’s “Lovecraft’s First Book” in The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces). Without the dust jacket and errata slip as issued: “The book was originally distributed without the dust jacket, the latter being printed later and sent to most who had purchased the book without it. Also after initial publication an errata slip was prepared and circulated” (Joshi). Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction 1039; Currey, p. 324; Joshi I–A–11.

 LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips (1890–1937). Shadow Over Innsmou...
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