London: Victor Gollancz Litd. 1951. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Octavo, original red cloth titled in black on spine panel. 160 pp. Small Australian Booksellers' ticket on front paste-down; light foxing to page edges, a near fine copy in a nice clean dust jacket, faint light foxing and browing to edges, price corner clipped. A very nice copy of a book that is very, very scarce in acceptable condition. Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #312176
¶ A long Cthulhu Mythos tale of an early 20th Century Providence man who resurrects the soul of his 18th Century ancester, Joseph Curwen. Alchemy mixed with the Necronomicon always tends to turn out slightly bad. One of Lovecraft's greatest tales, certainly a personal favourite.