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1 LOVECRAFT, H.P. & S.T. JOSHI H.P. Lovecraft and Lovecraft Criticism - An Annotated Bibliography By S.T. Joshi
Kent, OH Kent State University Press 1981 
First Edition. Signed presentation copy from S.T. Joshi to H.P. Lovecraft's friend, fellow author and publisher Donald Wandrei. Inscribed by the author: “To Donald Wandrei, in the hope that a better understanding of Lovecraft may be shortly forthcoming. S.T. Joshi.” With the Wandrei estate bookplate affixed to the front pastedown which reads: “From the Library of Donald Wandrei - St. Paul, Minnesota - Author & Co-Founder of Arkham House - Publishers.” 473 pages with additional introductory material, explanatory notes, and abbreviations. Near fine copy without dust jacket as issued. Donald Wandrei was a personal friend of Lovecraft and Wandrei is mentioned at numerous places in the text, as co-founder of Arkham House and editor of his letters, Wandrei was one of the one important figures in helping to establish Lovecraft's now high reputation. A comprehensive bibliography about the works of Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890 - 1937), scholar, writer, poet, journalist, essayist, metaphysician, and unquestionable master of the horror and fantasy genre. With chapters on Lovecraft's contributions to periodicals, revisions, letters, apocrypha, lost works, works destroyed and in translation, works about his life and work, special periodical material, amateur press associations, unclassifiable data, and more. All in all, this is an essential work for any Lovecraft collector or enthusiast. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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