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TALES OF CONAN by  Robert E. and L. Sprague De Camp Howard - First edition, first binding (Currey

TALES OF CONAN

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TALES OF CONAN

by Howard, Robert E. and L. Sprague De Camp

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New York: Gnome Press Inc. Publishers, [1955]. First edition, first binding (Currey "A"). Age darkening to text block (as usual), some rubbing to lower board edges, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with mild to spine ends, a little color fade of the orange ink of the title lettering on the spine panel, a small stain to the lower rear panel. (28886). Octavo, jacket art by Ed Emshwiller, red boards lettered in black. The sixth Gnome Press Conan volume. Collects "The Blood-Stained God," "Hawks Over Shem," "The Road of the Eagles" and "The Flame-Knife," four previously unpublished Howard stories converted into supernatural stories featuring Conan by L. Sprague de Camp who notes that the "stories are still about four-fifths Howard.

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Bookseller
John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
28886
Title
TALES OF CONAN
Author
Howard, Robert E. and L. Sprague De Camp
Book condition
Used - Age darkening to text block (as usual), some rubbing to lower board edges, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with mi
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition, first binding (Currey "A")
Publisher
Gnome Press Inc. Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
[1955]
Keywords
Fantasy . SC

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