Newly arrived on Amazon, the revised paperback of A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos, for $17.99. Seems to be print-on-demand (CreateSpace), so is presumbly not going to go out-of-print. Although scholars may still prefer the first edition, since Don Herron writes of the second edition that he persuaded Haefele into…

dropping much of the academic apparatus he had in the hardback version — page numbers for quotes in the text and all that needless crap

So I suppose the first edition is still the one that scholars will want, errors and all, since at least it has the “needless crap” that means that all the quotes can actually be tracked back to a source page. Do any readers know if Haefele ever issued erratum pages for his first edition?

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