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DERLETH, August.

The Memoirs of Solar Pons; The Return of Solar Pons; The Reminiscences of Solar Pons; The Casebook of Solar Pons.

Availability: In stock

Published: Sauk City, WI Mycroft & Moran, 1951-58-61-65

Stock Code: 122564

£1,000
signed
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First editions, first printings, inscribed copies of four early titles in Derleth's Solar Pons series, of which there were 11 works. All these copies are inscribed by the author to F. H. Hollander (1915-2000) of the American Astronomical Society. The dust jackets were designed by Frank Utpatel, who also produced jackets for Arkham House.

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Description

4 works, octavo. Memoirs: original black cloth, title to spine in yellow. Return: original black cloth, title to spine in green. Reminiscences: original black cloth, title to spine in silver. Casebook: original black cloth, title to spine in gilt. All with the dust jackets.

Condition

Very occasional spotting to text block, a very minor point of cockling to top of front cover of Memoirs, a very small raised bump to front cover of Casebook. Otherwise an excellent set in the lightly toned and slightly nicked jackets, occasional worm damage, with a bit loss to spine head of Memoirs, a couple of points of abrasion to panels and a 17 mm tear to top of front panel of Casebook.

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