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    H. P. Lovecraft Rare Editions Box Lot (Various, 1937-2017). An instant library of 30 rare books and pamphlets by and devoted to legendary cosmic horror pioneer H. P. Lovecraft, whose popularity and critical acclaim are currently at an all-time high. This huge high-grade collection of meticulously selected and preserved books -- all hardcovers, plus scarce pamphlets and fanzines -- would be very difficult to amass as many are extremely limited and rare, and the condition is uniformly excellent across the board, with most Fine or As-New.

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    Included are hardcover editions of A Means to Freedom: The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard (the very limited two-volume set published in an edition of 500); H. P. Lovecraft: A Life by S. T. Joshi (limited edition, signed by the author); the four-volume complete corrected texts published by Arkham House in the 1980s (FN- condition); Lovecraft Remembered; An Epicure in the Terrible (FN- condition); H. P. Lovecraft by Peter Cannon; A Catalog of Lovecraftiana; What is Anything by S. T. Joshi; Letters from New York; Mysteries of Time and Spirit; Lovecraft: A Biography by L. Sprague de Camp (signed first edition in FN- condition); Dawnward Spire, Lonely Hills: The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith (limited edition); H. P. Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos by Robert M. Price; H. P. Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside; H. P. Lovecraft: Selected Essays; H. P. Lovecraft: Four Decades of Criticism; Lovecraft: A Study in the Fantastic by Maurice Levy; Lovecraft and a World in Transition; Lovecraft at Last (number 171 of the limited edition first printing, FN- condition); The Occult Lovecraft (hand-numbered/limited edition); as well as the following scarce pamphlets/softcovers: Amateur Correspondent May-June 1937, featuring the iconic Virgil Finlay portrait (VG- condition); Books at Brown (devoted to Lovecraft); H. P. Lovecraft: An Evaluation by Joseph Payne Brennan (hand numbered #1 of the limited edition of 75, this was the author's personal copy); The Death of a Gentleman; Rhode Island on Lovecraft; and Yr Obt Servant (with mailing envelope).



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