By S.T. Joshi
Back Cover Text
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. To know Lovecraft’s mind, one must first know his
In this new 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.
- Explanatory Notes
- Lovecraft’s Library
- Weird &c. Items in Library of H.P. Lovecraft
- Works by Lovecraft
Lovecraft’s Library: A Catalogue. By S.T. Joshi. New York, NY: Hippocampus Press;
second edition (November 2002, ISBN 0-9673215-7-3, 176 pages),
third edition, revised & enlarged (2012, ISBN 978-1-61498-029-2, 179 pages); softcover.
Purchasing This Book
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