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These items were still reported missing as of June 12, 2019.

The following books, among others, have been recorded as stolen in August 2012 from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection of the Temple University Libraries (Philadelphia, Pa.):

Asimov, Isaac.  Currents of Space. 1952.  First edition. Asimov, Isaac.  Foundation.  1951.  First, with d.j.
Asimov, Isaac.  Foundation and Empire. 1952. First, with d.j.
Burroughs, Edgar Rice. Tarzan of the Apes. Chicago, McClurg, 1914. 1st.
Dick, Philip. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 1968. First, d.j.
Lovecraft, H. P. Beyond the Wall of Sleep. Arkham House, 1943. d.j.
Lovecraft, H. P. Notes and Commonplace Book... 1938.
Lovecraft, H. P. The Outsider and Others. Arkham House, 1939.
Lovecraft, H. P.  The Shunned House. Recluse Press, 1928.
Verne, Jules. 7 Hetzel editions: Claudius Bombarnac ...  L'ile Mysterieuse ..  Mathias Sandorf.  1885. Mirifiques Aventures de Maitre Antifer. Robur-le-Conquerant..  Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-vingts Jours. Une Ville Flottante .... 1872.

If you have any information on these volumes and selected other science fiction or fantasy titles which may have indications of Temple ownership please contact Margery Sly, Director of Special Collections, at