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    Robert E. Howard. Skull-Face and Others. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946.

    First edition from a small run of 3,004 copies. Octavo. 474 pages.

    Bound in black buckram with gilt designs and lettering on spine. Minor sunning to top edge of boards; bumped spine ends; minimal wear overall. Light glue stains to pastedowns; textblock is uniformly age toned throughout. Handsome pictorial dust jacket by Hannes Bok bears faint sunning along spine, light soiling to rear cover and a few tiny chips at spine tail. Near fine condition.

    This collection of short fantasy and horror stories was Howard's third book, one of only four such collections published by Arkham. A near fine issue of this important work.


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