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    L. Sprague de Camp. The Miscast Barbarian: A Biography of Robert E. Howard. Saddle River, New Jersey: Gerry de la Ree, Publisher, 1975.

    First printing of a limited run of 900 copies, this being number 98. Quarto. 43 pages. Includes many fantastic black and white illustrations by Virgil Finlay, Charles McGill, George Barr, Stephen E. Fabian, C. Lee Healy and Roy G. Krenkel.

    The original paperback book has been rebound in black cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine, and is in pristine condition. Textblock is also immaculate - fresh, clean, tight, and from all appearances, unread. This is the longest biography of author Robert E. Howard, creator of such popular fictional characters as Conan the Barbarian and King Kull. Fine condition. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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