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[ARKHAM HOUSE]. The Arkham Sampler. Edited by August Derleth. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1948–49.

8 issues, 8vo (Vol. I, Nos. 1–4; Vol. II, Nos. 1–4). Original printed wrappers in alternating colors (some touch ups on wrappers at staples in Vol. II, Nos. 2–4; else fine). Provenance: From the collection of Richard Manney, one of the most famous book collectors of the 20th century who was known for the best examples on the market. A selection of his library was sold at Sotheby’s in 1991, amassing a total of over $3.9m which was the first multimillion–dollar library assembled in the 1980s to come up for auction.

FIRST EDITION of this complete periodical “devoted primarily to matters of a fantastic nature, publishing not only fiction and poetry, but letters, articles and bibliographical data” (Jaffery). Jaffery 30, 37.

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