Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Octavo, original black cloth titled in gold on spine panel. 2030 copies printed. 174 pp. A few tiny marks to cloth, slightly bumped at heel of spine panel, a near fine copy in the attractive Richard Taylor dust jacket lightly browned on spine panel and with a touch of wear and a small 1/2 inch closed tear (no loss) at head of spine panel. Still, a nice copy of a fairly scarce book. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #311253
¶ Collects eight weird tales by Lovecraft, all of which were based on images or ideas from his dreams, with an introductory piece titled DREAMS AND FANCIES which shows the sources through excerpts from his letters. There is also a short Introduction by August Derleth. The stories are: Memory, The Statement of Randolph Carter, Celephais, The Doom that Came to Sarnath, Nyarlathotep, The Evil Clergyman, The Thing in the Moonlight, and The Shadow out of Time.