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    Robert E. Howard. Conan the Barbarian. New York: Gnome Press, Inc., [1954].

    First edition. Octavo. 224 pages.

    Publisher's red cloth covers lettered on the cover and spine in black. Yellow illustrated dust jacket designed by Emsh, with $3.00 price on the front inner flap. Jacket slightly soiled and spine is somewhat sunned, endpapers faintly toned. Altogether a tight and very good copy.

    Robert E. Howard (January 22, 1906 - June 11, 1936) created the main character, Conan, for this work in his 1932 publications in Weird Tales. Howard is credited with founding the fantasy subgenre, sword-and-sorcery.


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