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Image for THE FANTASY FAN.  1933-35.  1-18.  COMPLETE RUN: Early appearances by H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch and others.  Complete sets, very scarce.

THE FANTASY FAN. 1933-35. 1-18. COMPLETE RUN: Early appearances by H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Robert Bloch and others. Complete sets, very scarce.

By: (LOVECRAFT, H.P., HOWARD, ROBERT E., SMITH, CLARK ASHTON)

Price: $2,500.00

Seller ID: 518


The legendary FANTASY FAN, published by Charles Hornig—yes they called him affectionately, "Horny"—was an amazing vision and production, especially considering Hornig was just a teenager. H.P. Lovecraft was a major supporter and contributor as his work appears in seventeen of the eighteen issues published and includes first appearances of, FROM BEYOND, THE OTHER GODS, and reprints of the tales, POLARIS, and BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP, in addition to the serialization ... View more info

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DARK OF THE MOON—SIGNED

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: [First Edition].

Seller ID: 48


Over four hundred pages of verse with a macabre bent, covering the best of the past two hundred years. Errata leaf noting copyright corrections to Stephen Vincent Benet and Lizzie Woodworth Reese, glued in. The scarcer 1st dust-jacket state in green lettering with $3.00 price. A v.g., tight copy copy, with moderate aging at page edges, one-corner just tipped; 1/2" closed-tear at base of d.j., spine., with light edge-wear. A very presentable copy SIGNED by Derleth. View more info

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DARK THINGS

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1971

Edition: [First Edition]

Seller ID: 52


Anthology edited by Derleth with tales by HPL & Derleth, REH & Derleth, Robert Bloch, Ramsey Campbell, Basil Copper, Jacobi, Brennan, Metcalf, Lumley, Emil Petaja and others. A sharp crisp copy, as new in d.j. [3051 copies printed] View more info

SLEEP NO MORE

By: DERLETH, August

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1944

Edition: [First edition]

Seller ID: 58


A collection of classic weird tales including H.P. Lovecraft-THE RATS IN THE WALLS, Robert E. Howard—THE BLACK STONE, M.R. James–COUNT MAGNUS, Frank Long—THE BLACK DRUID, and others. This copy is SIGNED by contributor, FRANK BELKNAP LONG. Fully illustrated with wonderful illustrations by LEE BROWN COYE. A v.g.-, copy with slight fading to top of cloth, previous owner's name, wear at edges of d.j., with a chip at head of spine—good +. Copy shows its age but is ... View more info

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THE SWORD OF CONAN.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Gnome Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1029


The first edition containing four of REH's Conan novellas, RED NAILS, PEOPLE OF THE BLACK CIRCLE, THE POOL OF THE BLACK ONE, and THE SLITHERING SHADOW. The second in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A very good copy slight binding tweak, and they were using better paper here! Just a trace of dustingto page edges. No spine fade to the d.j., just very very slight wear at edges, and a few small foxings at rear panel nicer than usual. Nice David Kyle ma... View more info

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ROBERT E. HOWARD: KING CONAN. Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Gnome Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1030


The first edition containing five of REH's longer CONAN tales, THE JEWELS OF GWAHLUR, BEYOND THE BLACK RIVER, THE TREASURE OF TRANICOS, THE PHOENIX ON THE SWORD, and THE SCARLET CITADEL. The third in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A very good - copy with moderate binding tweak, and they were using better paper here! Just a trace of dusting to page edges. Very very slight spine fade to the d.j., just very very slight wear at edges, foxed on the vers... View more info

Image for ROBERT E. HOWARD: CONAN THE BARBARIAN—Gnome Press, 1954. First edition.   One of four Gnome Press Conan's available.

ROBERT E. HOWARD: CONAN THE BARBARIAN—Gnome Press, 1954. First edition. One of four Gnome Press Conan's available.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Gnome Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1032


The first edition containing five REH, CONAN tales. A very good + copy. Very slight trace of age to page edges due to the cheaper paper they were using, but better than usual. Slight spine fade to d.j., with slight foxing in a few small places. A little color worn off heel of book-spine. A tight square copy. Cover CONAN by Emshwiller. Four additional Gnome Press Conan's available. View more info

Image for ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE COMING OF CONAN.  Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition.

ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE COMING OF CONAN. Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Gnome Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1033


The first edition containing seven REH tales of both CONAN and KING KULL, also a KULL poem. Notably this edition reprints one of Howard's greatest pieces of writing —THE HYBORIAN AGE. The fourth in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. [5000 copies printed}. A very good copy they were using better paper here! Traces of color rubbed off the tail edges. Just a trace of dusting to page edges. 1/2" closed tear. 1" ink stripe to top page edge. Cover CO... View more info

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ROBERT E. HOWARD: SKULL-FACE & Others. Arkham House, 1946. [First Edition].

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $975.00

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1946

Edition: First

Seller ID: 109


The author's first book published in his own country—ten years after his death—this grand omnibus volume is one of Arkham House's finest books. SKULL-FACE contains H.P. Lovecraft's moving and laudatory— A MEMORIAM—"That such a genuine artist should perish while hundreds of insincere hacks continue to concoct spurious ghosts and vampires and space-ships and occult detectives is indeed a sorry piece of cosmic irony!" E. Hoffmann Price's— A MEMORY OF R.E. HOWARD... View more info

Image for ROBERT E. HOWARD: SAILOR DORGAN AND THE JADE MONKEY—ORIGINAL SUBMISSION TYPESCRIPT.  1934.

ROBERT E. HOWARD: SAILOR DORGAN AND THE JADE MONKEY—ORIGINAL SUBMISSION TYPESCRIPT. 1934.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $8,000.00

Seller ID: 447


As indicated by the color stamping on the first page of the typescript, this was the originalmanuscript submitted for publication. The typescript was accepted for publication in THE MAGIC CARPET MAGAZINE (edited by Farnsworth Wright) and announced as forthcoming in the January, 1934 issue. Unfortunately the magazine folded with that issue which must've been a very sudden demise indeed, as it got as far as the typesetter's notations — the final stage before publication!... View more info

Image for ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE HYBOREAN AGE. 1938, LANY PUBLICATIONS. First Printing, [100 copies]. In Gray Parrot chemise and tray-case.

ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE HYBOREAN AGE. 1938, LANY PUBLICATIONS. First Printing, [100 copies]. In Gray Parrot chemise and tray-case.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: LANY Cooperative Publications, [Wollheim/Acketman: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: 472


Originally sent to Donald A. Wollheim for publication in his amateur-zine— THE PHANTAGRAPH, THE HYBORIAN AGE did partially appear incomplete in some three issues before the 'zine ceased publication. A few years later, Donald A. Wollheim, Forrest Ackerman and others, did finally publish the wonderful Robert E. Howard essay, as a deparate booklet, two years after Howard's death. Only 100 copies were printed and sold at .35, the copy. Second only in scarcity to the B... View more info

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ROBERT E. HOWARD: THE DARK MAN and others. Arkham House, 1964, 2029 copies printed.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 508


Arkham House's 2nd book of fiction by Robert E. Howard, published eighteen years after their landmark volume, SKULL-FACE and others. Fifteen previously uncollected stories. [2029 copies printed]. The usual rubbing to the front panel of s.j., with far less than normall found on the spine. The Arkham black dust-jackets are notorious for their penchant towards rubbing. One corner bumped, one nubbed. A tight, fine copy, NO corner bumps—unusual for the 1960's Arkhams. a ... View more info

Image for ROBERT E. HOWARD: ALWAYS COMES EVENING the collected poems of Robert E. Howard. Arkham House, 1957, 636 copies printed.

ROBERT E. HOWARD: ALWAYS COMES EVENING the collected poems of Robert E. Howard. Arkham House, 1957, 636 copies printed.

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Sauk City, Arkham House: 1957

Edition: First

Seller ID: 509


The first poetry book published , just missed by a year as a twentieth anniversary of the author's death. At the time of it's publication, these were thought to be the entirety of Howard's poetry. Eighty-three pages of verse, all of it very readable. [636 copies printed]. Printed British style, with the author's name reading up the spine. A strong very good copy with some rubbing to d.j., moderate foxing to top page-edges, glue show-through to endpapers—a common fl... View more info

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TALES OF CONAN

By: HOWARD, ROBERT E./DE CAMP, L. SPRAGUE

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Gnome Press: 1955

Edition: First

Seller ID: 515


De Camp took four previously unpublished Robert E. Howard stories that weren't CONAN stories, and changed the locales to the HYBORIAN AGE, and "foto-shopped" the character CONAN into them. I found them very readable at the time. Fresh copy with the usual aging because of the cheap paper, very slight tweaking to the spine with light fading to spine-lettering of d.j. Grey boards, binding 'D'.' View more info

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TALES OF CONAN.

By: HOWARD, Robert E./L. Sprague de Camp

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Gnome Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1028


The first edition of Robert E. Howard's only CONAN novel. The sixth in the seven book CONAN series issued by Gnome Press. A slew of binding packages were thrown together to issue this title, this being Binding D of five states! A very good copy slight binding tweak, with just a trace of age to page edges; usually found heavily tanned. Slight fade to the d.j., spine with some dust soiling. Nice Emshwiller Conan figure on cover! View more info

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CATALOG 7: Beyond the Bibliographies

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 155


Catalog 7 is comprised of twenty-four pages, subtitled, "Unique items for collectors who are not satisfied with mere completeness." Highlights include a letter from BARLOW and HPL to CAS, an original manuscript by RAY BRADBURY, letters from William Crawford to HPL, a letter from ROBERT E. HOWARD to CAS, letter from CARL JACOBI to CAS, two photographs of HPL, from the WANDREI collection, a proof-page from FRANK BELKNAP LONG's —THE GOBLIN TOWER, with an annotation in HP... View more info

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CATALOG 11: SCIENCE FICTION FANZINES & other Amateur Journals

By: SQUIRES, Roy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Roy A. Squires: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: 156


Catalog 11 is comprised of twenty-eight pages with 284 offerings of rare amateur fanzine and journal publications. There are nearly one hundred entries for H.P. LOVECRAFT alone! Fine. View more info