S. Petersen's Field Guide to Lovecraftian Horrors

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Publisher: Chaosium

Product Code: 23138

Publishing Year: 2015

Pages: 128

Cover Price: $34.95

Author(s): Sandy Petersen, Lynn Willis, and Mike Mason

Artist(s): Loïc Muzy, Mariusz Gandzel, and Claire Delépée

Format(s): PDF


  • Foreword
  • The Monsters of the Mythos
  • Morphology of Mythos Monsters
  • Bibliography

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A Field Observers Handbook Of Preternatural Entities and Beings from Beyond The Wall of Sleep

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Weird shapes in the park? Odd rumbling noises in the basement? A lurking dread in the kitchen? Bad dreams involving strange adventures and bizarre creatures?

Identifying the lurking horrors of the Cthulhu Mythos is never an easy task, so researchers need all the help they can get—don’t leave home without the Field Guide!

An essential spotter’s guide for the budding and experienced preternaturalist.

  • Accurate and complete
  • 53 Lovecraftian creatures categorized and detailed
  • Full color illustrations
  • Size comparison charts
  • Habitat, distribution, and life cycle notes
  • How to distinguish similar-seeming entities
  • Observer warnings
  • Bibliography and recommended reading list

Illustrations and descriptions from the Cthulhu Mythos and Dream Cycle based upon the creations of H.P. Lovecraft.

With its clear visuals and hard-won information, this guide has saved my bacon on more than one occasion!
—Ernest P. Wilderbeast,
Visiting Professor of Preternatural Studies
Miskatonic University

Comments / Trivia


  • To Robert Bloch, these nightmares return.
  • And, Gahan Wilson, with admiration.