History of the Necronomicon


On the recto of a TLS from William Bryant (1927 Apr 27). Draft completed by Nov. 27, 1927 (SL 307, HPL to CAS, Nov. 27, 1927: "I have drawn up some data on the celebrated & unmentionable Necronomicon of the mad Arab Abdul Alhazred!"). First published in a "Limited Memorial Edition" by Wilson Shepherd as A History of the Necronomicon (Oakman, AL: Rebel Press, [1938]).
Immediate Source of Acquisition note: A18753 (1)
Digital object made available by : Brown University Library, John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts , Box A, Brown University, Providence, RI, 02912, U.S.A., (http://library.brown.edu/)

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Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), and Bryant, William L., "History of the Necronomicon" Howard P. Lovecraft collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:425243/


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    A collection of correspondence to and from Providence-based speculative fiction author, Howard P. Lovecraft. Also contained are many of his original manuscripts.