Shadow Over Innsmouth. H. P. Lovecraft, Frank A. Utpatel, Illustrations.
Shadow Over Innsmouth
Shadow Over Innsmouth
Shadow Over Innsmouth
Shadow Over Innsmouth
Shadow Over Innsmouth
Shadow Over Innsmouth
Shadow Over Innsmouth

Shadow Over Innsmouth

Everett, PA: Visionary Publishing Co, 1936.

First edition. 158 pp. Currey's first binding of black cloth, front and spine lettered in silver with upper and lower case lettering. Fine with typical curl to spine but lettering sharp, none of the rubbing often seen with this book, faint dust soil to edges. In sharp, attractive white dust jacket (the variant matching the book design with no illustration; no priority), with small tidemark to rear flap, else Fine. Both jacket and errata slip (the latter not present in this volume) were issued after initial publication.[Joshi 11. Currey p. 324.]

An attractive copy of horror legend H.P. Lovecraft's rare first published book, one of approximately 200 copies that circulated, another 200 or so being destroyed. It was the only book truly published (The Shunned House only circulated amongst friends) in the author's lifetime. Item #140937544

Price: $5,500.00