Title: The Lurker at the Threshold [First Edition]
Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd
Publication Date: 1969
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fair
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition
First Edition, Second Impression. Ex-library with usual markings, DJ in plastic sleeve. Spine cocked, bumping/chipping on book covers. Water-soiling, soiling along page edges, chipping, soiling, rubbing along DJ/sleeve. Fair condition. Moderate to heavy shelf wear or edge wear on covers and spine. Books in Fair condition most likely will have markings or highlights on pages or binding defects. Fair condition Dust Jacket Included. DJ has moderate to heavy edge wear, creasing, rubbing, chipping. (PP11). Bookseller Inventory # 100418646
Synopsis: He is not to open the door which leads to the strange time and place, nor to invite Him Who lurks at the threshold ..." went the warning in the old family manuscript that Ambrose Dewart discovered when he returned to his ancestral home in the deep woods of rural Massachusetts. Dewart's investigations into his family's sinister past eventually lead to the unspeakable revelations of The Great Old Ones who wait on the boundaries of space and time for someone to summon them to earth. Acclaimed cult horror writer H. P. Lovecraft's notes and outlines for this tale of uncanny terror were completed by August Derleth, his friend and future publisher. Of the many Lovecraft-Derleth "posthumous collaborations," The Lurker at the Threshold remains the most popular, having sold 50,000 copies in its previous edition alone.
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