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Not all of our Arkham House books are shown in our shop. Listed below are those we currently have. To enquire about a book or purchase please use our contact form. We will be pleased to email photographs of the book and any pages you wish to see.


At the Mountains of Madness and other novels by H. P. Lovecraft
Fourth printing of 4000 copies, published 1964. Book in excellent condition. Dust jacket is good with slight tears and scuffs at top and bottom of spine. Introduction by August Derleth. (£200.00 + tracked postage)

Dagon and other Macabre Tales by H. P. Lovecraft
Fourth printing of 4000 copies, published 1975. Book in excellent condition. Dust jacket is good with very slight scuffs at top and bottom of spine. Spine has faded. (£200.00 + tracked postage)

Deep Waters, by William Hope Hodgson
First edition, published 1967, 2500 copies. The dust jacket is in good condition with darkening on the spine and slight tears at the top. Dust jacket illustrated by Frank Utpatel. Book good condition. The inside pages are clean and bright. (£100.00 + tracked postage)

Dreams and Fancies by H.P. Lovecraft
First edition, published by Arkham House, 1962. This is an excellent copy of a rare first edition. The dust jacket is in very good condition with slight fading on the inside top and bottom. The dust jacket has a fantasy illustration by artist and cartoonist Richard Taylor. The book is in very good condition with very slight scuffing on the corners. The inside pages are clean and bright. (£350.00 + tracked postage) Click here to see this book.

Something About Cats, H. P. LovecraftSomething About Cats and other Pieces, by H. P. Lovecraft
The final collection of the miscellaneous writings of H. P. Lovecraft. It is compiled by August Derleth. This book also contains a memoir of H. P. Lovecraft by Rheinhart Kleiner plus other essays on Lovecraft. Published by Arkham House, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition. Limited Edition of 3000 copies. (£120.00 + tracked postage) Click here to see this book.

The Dunwich Horror and Others, The Best of H.P. Lovecraft
Fourth printing of five thousand copies made in December 1973. Hardback, dust jacket, near fine condition. (£160.00 + tracked postage).

Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Dreamer on the Night Side, by Frank Belknap Long
First edition, 1975. Hardback with dust jacket. Condition fine. Very slight bump on lover corner of cover. Dust jacket fine. Inside pages clean and bright. 5000 copies printed. (£150.00 + tracked postage).

The House on the Borderland, William Hope Hodgson
First edition, 1946, 3000 copies printed. Hardback, dust jacket, illustrated by Hannes Bok, is slightly torn on corner and top and bottom of spine, inside pages clean, some ageing and slight staining on the top, bottom and edge of book. (£250.00 + tracked postage).

Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 1, 1911-1924, edited by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.
First edition, 1965. 2500 copies printed. Hardback, near fine condition. Dust jacket has slight scuffs on top and bottom. Inside pages clean and bright. (£100.00 + tracked postage)

Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 2, 1925-1929, edited by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.
First edition, 1968. 2500 copies printed. Hardback, near fine condition. Dust jacket has slight scuffs on top and bottom. Inside pages clean and bright. (£100.00 + tracked postage)

Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 3, 1929-1931, edited by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.
First edition, 1971. 2500 copies printed. Hardback, near fine condition. Dust jacket has slight scuffs on top and bottom and slight scuffs on front and back. Inside pages clean and bright. (£100.00 + tracked postage)

Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 4, 1932-1934, edited by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.
First edition, 1976. 2500 copies printed. Hardback, near fine condition. Dust jacket has slight scuffs on top and bottom and slight scuffs on front and back. Inside pages clean and bright. (£100.00 + tracked postage)

Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft, Volume 5, edited by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.
First edition. Hardback, mint condition. Still in cellophane wrapper, unopened. (£120.00 + tracked postage)

The Shuttered Room, H.P. LovecraftThe Shuttered Room, by H.P. Lovecraft and Divers Hands, compiled by August Derleth
First edition, 1959 Hardback, dust jacket is slightly torn on corner and top and bottom of spine, inside pages clean, some ageing and slight staining on the top, bottom and edge of book. The dust jacket has a fantasy illustration by artist and cartoonist Richard Taylor. (£140.00 + tracked postage) Click here to see this book.

The Watchers Out of Time. H.P. Lovecraft and August Derleth
First edition, 5000 copies printed in 1974. Hardback, dust jacket, Book condition Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine.  Very slight bumping on corners. Dust jacket illustrated by Kansas artist Herb Arnold. (£100.00 + tracked postage).


Mycroft & Moran

Mycroft & Moran LogoMycroft & Moran was an imprint of Arkham House publishers and was created in 1945. The imprint was created to publish weird detective stories. The name of the imprint was derived from two characters in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Mycroft is derived from the name of Sherlock Holmes’ brother, Mycroft Holmes. Moran refers to Colonel Sebastian Moran, called “the second most dangerous man in London”.


Carnacki the Ghost Finder. William Hope Hodgson
First edition, a collection of occult detective short stories by author William Hope Hodgson. It was first published in 1913 by the English publisher Eveleigh Nash. In 1947, a new edition of 3,000 copies was published by Mycroft & Moran and included three additional stories. The Mycroft & Moran version is listed as No. 53 in Queen’s Quorum: A History of the Detective-Crime Short Story As Revealed by the 100 Most Important Books Published in this Field Since 1845 by Ellery Queen.
Hardcover. Book condition: very good, inside pages clean and bright. Dust Jacket Condition: Unclipped, small tears on top of spine, slight marks in spine. (£200.00 + tracked postage).


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