London: Panther, [1974-75]. First Paperback Editions. Paperback. Two volumes. Small octavo, original pictorial wrappers (paperback format). 205 + 188 pp, ads. Volume One was issued as Panther Fiction / Fantasy & Horror 586 03964 3 (35p) and is the first paperback printing (1974), Volume Two was issued as Panther Fiction / Fantasy & Horror 586 04086 2 (40p) and is the second printing with "First published in 1974 by Panther Books... reprinted 1975" on copyright page. Excellent wrap-around cover artwork by Bruce Pennington. Minor rubbing to spine edges, faint vertical crease along front spine hinge of Voume One, a near fine set. Fine. Item #312971
¶ Originally published by Arkham House in 1944, and first issued in the UK by Neville Spearman in 1971. This two volume edition has the same contents as the previous one-volume editions (indeed the Neville Spearman edition is printed photo-offset from the Arkham House edition). Collects 23 weird tales set in Zothique, Averoigne, Atlantis, Xiccarph, Hyperborea & elsewhere.