Lovecraft's Library: Third Revised Edition

Lovecraft's Library: Third Revised Edition

by S. T. Joshi
     
 

To know Lovecraft's mind, one must first know his books.

H. P. Lovecraft was one of the most well-read authors of his time, and his personal library constitutes an intimate glimpse into his mind and imagination. This third revised edition provides comprehensive information on over 1000 books owned by Lovecraft. These books focus chiefly on four key areas that

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To know Lovecraft's mind, one must first know his books.

H. P. Lovecraft was one of the most well-read authors of his time, and his personal library constitutes an intimate glimpse into his mind and imagination. This third revised edition provides comprehensive information on over 1000 books owned by Lovecraft. These books focus chiefly on four key areas that Lovecraft found particularly fascinating: ancient literature and history; the history and antiquities of New England; astronomy, chemistry, and other sciences; and, of course, the literature of weird fiction. S. T. Joshi has supplied full publication information, tables of contents for many titles, data on Lovecraft's discussions of the volumes in his stories, essays, poems, and letters, and a wealth of other information.

In this new 2012 edition, more than 25 titles have been added to the list of books owned by Lovecraft, and additional information has been supplied on all titles listed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781614980292
Publisher:
Hippocampus Press
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Pages:
180
Sales rank:
780,848
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

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