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

By: HOWARD, Robert E.

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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—"During his thirty years of life I believe he lived in two worlds, and if, as they tell us, there is not only an afterlife, but a retention of identity, it must have been very easy and natural for Robert E. Howard to step from this plane to the next." There is also included twenty-two stories, a poem, and his wonderful HYBOREAN AGE essay that helped his visualize and flesh-out his CONAN stories. [3004 copies printed]. A tight, fresh, copy. Very, very slight aging at extreme page-edges. Else a fine copy in price-clipped d.j. A very nice example of this title.

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

Author Name: HOWARD, Robert E.

Categories: WHAT'S NEW!, ROBERT E. HOWARD, FANTASY, HORROR & SF, ARKHAM HOUSE,

Edition: First

Publisher: Sauk City, WI, Arkham House: 1946

Seller ID: 109