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    Robert E. Howard. The Sword of Conan. The Hyborean Age. New York: Gnome Press, [1952].

    First edition, first printing. Octavo. 251 pages.

    Publisher's maroon cloth covers with the front cover and spine lettered in black. Illustrated dust jacket designed by David Kyle. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Covers slightly rubbed, minor chipping and rubbing to jacket, back of jacket lightly soiled, minor toning to endpapers. Altogether a very good copy.

    A collection of four of Howard's (January 22, 1906 - June 11, 1936) Conan novellas which all appeared in Weird Tales, including: "The People of the Black Circle," "The Slithering Shadow" (also known as "Xuthal of the Dusk"), "The Pool of the Black One," and "Red Nails."


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