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SKULL-FACE OMNIBUS

Howard, Robert E.

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ISBN 10: 0859780074 / ISBN 13: 9780859780070
Verlag: Neville Spearman, London, 1975
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Reprint of the Arkham House first edition of SKULL-FACE AND OTHERS. Collects 23 stories plus a poem. " Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 852. Barron, Horror Literature, 3-95. Attractive bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper hidden under the dust jacket flap. A few tiny spots of light foxing along the upper edge of the text block, else a fine copy in very good plus dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 26791

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Titel: SKULL-FACE OMNIBUS

Verlag: Neville Spearman, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 1975

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: First British edition, first printing.

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FROM THE DUST JACKET FLAP: "Howard has been described by H. P. Lovecraft as a master of 'description of vast megalithic cities of the elder world, around whose dark towers and labyrinthine nether vaults cling an aura of pre-human fear and necromancy which no other writer could duplicate.' Apart from the full-length novel Skull-Face, perhaps the best Howard ever wrote, this magnificent selection contains twenty-one stories, the rare article, The Hyborian Age, two poems and appreciations by E. Hoffmann Price and Lovecraft. Here are such well-known stories as Worms of the Earth, The Black Stone, Wolfshead, Kings of the Night, and Valley of the Worm. There are also lesser-known tales such as Rattle of Bones, The Cairn on the Headland, and A Man-Eating Leopard. What August Derleth described as Howard's 'faculty for telling stories . . . equaled by few of his contemporaries' is amply demonstrated." THE COMPLETE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Foreword by August Derleth; Which Will Scarcely Be Understood; Robert Ervin Howard: A Memoriam, by H. P. Lovecraft; A Memory of R. E. Howard, by E. Hoffman Price; Wolfshead; The Black Stone; The Horror from the Mound; The Cairn on the Headland; Black Canaan; The Fire of Asshurbanipal, A Man-Eating Leopard; Skull-Face; The Hyborian Age; Worms of the Earth; The Valley of the Worm; Skulls in the Stars; Rattle of Bones; The Hills of the Dead; Wings in the Night; The Shadow Kingdom; The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune; Kings of the Night; The Phoenix on the Sword; The Scarlet Citadel; The Tower of the Elephant; Rogues in the House; Shadows in Zamboula, and Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die.

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