Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. First combined edition: four novels, appearing in the U.S. for the first time. Only a little over 3,000 copies printed. H. P. Lovecraft lists the title novel and other works by Hodgson as among his greatest influences (Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature). Spine lettering somewhat dulled, otherwise would be near fine; in very good or better Hannes Bok-illustrated dust jacket with shallow chipping and short splits to rear flap fold.