Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Large crown octavo, original black cloth titled and decorated in gilt on spine. 3004 copies printed. 474 pp. Attractive bookplate on inner front cover, page edges slightly browned, small corner bumps, gilt on spine bright and unrubbed; a very good, bright copy in like dust jacket which is price-clipped, has tiny chips from the spine ends, internal old tape marks at head and heel of spine panel and top edge of rear flap fold from long-removed tape, and more recent invisible tape to head of spine and along the top edge of the rear panel. Overall, an attractive, very good copy in dust jacket. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #310980
¶ Howard's first collection of fantasy tales, mostly reprinted from WEIRD TALES magazine. Contains a Foreword by August Derleth & Appreciations by H. P. Lovecraft & E. Hoffmann Price.