New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pierce, 1963. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. Illustrations by Grisha Dotzenko. 215 pp.
Shelf wear to jacket and a few closed tears to edges. Tight and clean.
This is a first edition of Derleth's fictional journal, part of his larger Sac Prairie Saga body of work. Derleth is best remembered as the founder of Arkham House, original publisher of Lovecraft's works, and for his own cosmic horror writing. The Sac Prairie books are a significant departure, chronicling the everyday lives of the people of a fictional Wisconsin region. Very good / very good. Item #2235