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    Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp. Tales of Conan. New York: Gnome Press, [1955].

    First edition, first binding. Octavo. 218 [219] pages.

    Publisher's red cloth covers with the front cover and spine lettered and decorated in black, signifying first binding. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Emsh. Spine with some discolored splotching, jacket is lightly rubbed, jacket spin slightly sunned. Altogether a very good copy.

    L. Sprague de Camp's first posthumous collection of four historical adventure stories by Robert E. Howard that de Camp altered into Conan and fantasy stories. Thus began de Camp's apparent co-ownership of the character due to this continual promotion and publication.


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