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  • Publication: The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath Publication Record # 370197
  • Author: H. P. Lovecraft
  • Date: 1974-10-00
  • ISBN: 0-345-24048-0 [978-0-345-24048-4]
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Pub. Series: Ballantine Adult Fantasy
  • Pub. Series #: 15
  • Price: $1.50
  • Pages: xii+242
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Type: COLLECTION
  • Cover: The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (1970) • by Gervasio Gallardo
  • Notes:
    • Fourth printing October 1974. [This Publication Record].
    • No printing number line in book.
    • Copyright © 1970 by Lin Carter.
    • "Cover art by Gervasio Gallardo" on copyright page. Signature not found. Art is wraparound.
    • Printed in the United States of America.
    • "Edited, and with and Introduction by Lin Carter" on title page and front cover.
    • "Introduction: Through the Gates of Deeper Slumber" by Lin Carter on ToC. Essay title pages has it as About The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath and H. P. Lovecraft: Through the Gates of Deeper Slumber, there is a separation between the two segments, but the whole title is more helpful than the segment in the ToC. Ends with Lin Carter (over) Consulting Editor (over) The Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series (over) Hollis, Long Island, New York.
    • "Postscript: by Lin Carter" is on the Toc, but Postscript About The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath and H. P. Lovecraft is on the postscript title page. Also note that :(colon) was not used on essay title page. It ends with Lin Carter. Many references miss this page and poem, but it's title connects to the larger title of the Introduction essay.
    • Some content publication data on copyright page.
    • LCCN: No title record matching this collection publication. Records for 1955 and 2007 are for the title story only, not collections.
    • OCLC has the date as 1966, an obvious error of publication. Generic record without ISBN nor contents listing.
    • ISBN on spine, catalog number of #24048 on front cover.
    • The Ballantine Adult Fantasy colophon on the upper right corner of the front cover is removed on this publication, with no indication of it being in the Adult Fantasy series (beyond Carter's title below his name in the introduction).
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Collection Title: The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath • (1970) • collection by H. P. Lovecraft

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