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Laboratory instructions for tests of cement, mortar and concrete By Charles Derleth, Arthur Alvarez
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This book was originally published written in 1912 by University Of California,Department Of Civil Engineering. The authors; Charles Derleth, Jr. Director of the Testing Laboratory and Arthur c.... More > Alvarez instructor in charge This enlightening, yet concise book provides us with an interesting insight into the prevailing methods used c1912. This accurate and sympathetic reproduction will be of particular interest to those with an interest in construction history, or requiring an understanding of the prevailing methods of the time late 1800s and early 1900s.< Less
Laboratory instructions for tests of cement, mortar and concrete By Charles Derleth, Arthur Alvarez
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This book was originally published written in 1912 by University Of California,Department Of Civil Engineering. The authors; Charles Derleth, Jr. Director of the Testing Laboratory and Arthur c.... More > Alvarez instructor in charge This enlightening, yet concise book provides us with an interesting insight into the prevailing methods used c1912. This accurate and sympathetic reproduction will be of particular interest to those with an interest in construction history, or requiring an understanding of the prevailing methods of the time late 1800s and early 1900s.< Less
A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos By John D. Haefele
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For decades critics have portrayed August Derleth as an intractable, foolish and at times even villainous man, tainting his legacy in the history of the modern weird tale. This book contains new,... More > comprehensive scholarship, and with sharp arguments and solid evidence John D. Haefele dismisses the criticism and demonstrates why it is time to re-establish Derleth’s reputation. Ground-zero of the controversy are Derleth’s ”posthumous collaborations” with H. P. Lovecraft, involving his pastiches and the debate concerning the Cthulhu Mythos vs. the Derleth Mythos. All this, and much more, John D. Haefele looks at and engagingly analyzes. With surprising, yet convincing, results. It is time to set the record straight. This book belongs on the shelf between Carter's A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos and Joshi's The Rise and Fall of the Cthulhu Mythos. A must for anyone interested in Lovecraft, Derleth, Arkham House and the history of the modern weird tale.< Less
August Derleth Redux: The Weird Tale 1930-1971 By John D. Haefele
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This monograph, published during the centennial year of August Derleth’s birth, contains comprehensive, cutting-edge scholarship that will revitalize scholarship in Derleth, the man and his... More > work. With rare clarity, Haefele demonstrates the essential role Derleth played in the “tale” of the literary Weird Tale genre, while carefully examining the events which led to millions of books by H. P. Lovecraft and others circulating world-wide. Here we find Derleth firmly re-established along-side S. T. Joshi as the eminent champion of Lovecraft he was. Foreword by Don Herron. Limited Edition.< Less
The Illuminated Cthulhu Mythos - the Illustrated Necronomicon and other Grimories Fragments By Luca Oleastri
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Many fictional works of arcane literature appear in the Cthulhu Mythos. The main literary purpose of these works is to explain how characters within the tales come by occult or esoteric knowledge... More > that is unknown to the general populace. However, in some cases the works themselves serve as an important plot device. My artworks, present in this book, are as pages ripped off from a fictional collection of the several grimories invented by writers who have continued and enriched the Cthulhu Mythos and the work of H.P. Lovecraft during the decades.< Less
ROBERT E. HOWARD, The Supreme Moment: A Biography By Francis DiPietro
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Robert Ervin Howard, author of hundreds of stories and poems, spent his days in what he perceived to be literary obscurity. He took his life on June 11, 1936 with little inkling that his works would... More > establish a vibrant new genre and become equal to the likes of JRR Tolkien. Now you are invited to share in this bold and perceptive retelling of a life made more remarkable by its brilliant spell of self-imposed brevity. The Supreme Moment presents compelling new theories and is packed with over 70 relevant period photos, including such gems as the 1927 Pageant of Pulchritude which Howard attended in Galveston (and what seems to be Howard himself in the background), as well as stories and images from Howard’s haunt of Brownwood, TX in the 1930s. Author of over 20 books, DiPietro's earlier Howard credentials include 1995's "The Orange Phoenix," a parody to the REH Conan tale "The Hour of the Dragon," and its sequel "The Death Scrolls," both available today in one volume as "The Phoenix & The Scrolls."< Less
Darkness Unbound By V. L. Robson
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Across the cosmos an ancient evil has awakened! Darkness Unbound is a scifi-horror-fantasy adventure that pitches the unspeakable evils of the Cthulhu Mythos onto an unsuspecting and unprepared... More > mankind. Set in a future where the world has long since left behind the belief and fear of ancient myths and legends, how can anyone stop the unfolding horror and madness, how can anyone even survive? Darkness Unbound is the first book in an epic journey into horror, fantasy, science fiction and adventure.< Less
Collected Letters By Dr. Isaac M. Howard
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This volume collects not only Dr. Howard’s letters, but also responses to his letters (and letters to his son, Robert E. Howard) from some of the major players in fantasy fiction at the time:... More > August Derleth, C. L. Moore, Farnsworth Wright, Otis Adelbert Kline, and E. Hoffmann Price. It includes a lengthy Postscript section containing letters from E. Hoffmann Price discussing his acquisition of “The Trunk,” Robert E. Howard’s biography, his travels in Texas, and more. Also includes documents from the Kline Agency, Dr. Howard’s will, and other letters pertaining to the history of Howard publishing. Fully indexed.< Less
Collected Letters By Dr. Isaac M. Howard
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This volume collects not only Dr. Howard’s letters, but also responses to his letters (and letters to his son, Robert E. Howard) from some of the major players in fantasy fiction at the time:... More > August Derleth, C. L. Moore, Farnsworth Wright, Otis Adelbert Kline, and E. Hoffmann Price. It includes a lengthy Postscript section containing letters from E. Hoffmann Price discussing his acquisition of “The Trunk,” Robert E. Howard’s biography, his travels in Texas, and more. Also includes documents from the Kline Agency, Dr. Howard’s will, and other letters pertaining to the history of Howard publishing. Fully indexed.< Less
Dirty Black Winter By Nickolaus Pacione
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33 stories collected and written by me, Nickolaus Pacione, paired with my illustrations and photography, some are old, some are previously published, some lost manuscripts and new material. 24 works... More > of horror fiction,and nine works of dark tinged creative nonfiction. This will be the Writings From The Grave experience in print form. There are a lot of stories that I picked for this that call to mind the history of my storied career that started as an online career at 20 years old, then there are a few current stories in there like "Nomad" which is the second story in the book and it's paired up with the photo from the 96.7 Will Rock appearence. "Dreams In Bupropion" is another that's similar to Among Shadows in Collectives. "Chronic Disease" was the story that eventually became the dark creative nonfiction breakaway that appeared in both Issue Five of The Ethereal Gazette and Dark Gothic Resurrected. This book is dedicated to April Rose Derleth.< Less