King Conan

Contents and original publication:

• “Introduction” by L. Sprague de Camp
• “Jewels of Gwahlur” (Weird Tales, March 1935)
• “Beyond the Black River” (Weird Tales, May 1935 and June 1935)
• “The Treasure of Triancos” (rewritten by L. Sprague de Camp from an unpublished manuscript and published in Fantasy Magazine, March 1953 as “The Black Stranger” )
• “The Phoenix of the Sword” (Weird Tales, December 1932)
• “The Scarlet Citadel” (Weird Tales, January 1933)

King Conan, by Robert E. Howard, 1953, title #34, 255 pages, $3.00. 5000 hardbound copies printed.

Hardback, red cloth with black printing. Jacket design by David Kyle. David Kyle map of Hyborean Age on front and rear endpapers. King Conan: The Hyborean Age stated on title page. “First Printing” stated on copyright page. No printer designated. “Introduction” by L. Sprague de Camp. Back cover: 26 titles. Gnome Press address given as 80 East 11th St., N.Y. 3.

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