SOMETHING ABOUT CATS AND OTHER PIECES - H.P. Lovecraft, 1st Ed ARKHAM HOUSE 1949
Book Details + Condition: Arkham House (Sauk City, WI). First Edition, 1949. Hardcover with original (as well as a facsimile) dust jacket. 305 pages. SOMETHING ABOUT CATS AND OTHER PIECES is collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories, poetry and essays. From the jacket: The final collection of the miscellaneous writings of the late great H.P. Lovecraft.... Contains over a dozen poems, the provocative and controversial title essay, pieces from Lovecraft's little known magazine, The Conservative, the burlesque, The Battle That Ended the Century, and notes for famous stories.... In addition, a round half dozen of stories by other hands, in which Lovecraft took part, either by revision or suggestion, are included." Collected by August Derleth. Firm binding and a clean interior, with wear to book - water damage present, and darkening to text block; slight warping to interior pages. Dust jacket is missing much of its rear panel, and is protected with a mylar cover. There is also an additional jacket included, being a facsimile.