REH: Two-Gun Raconteur #15 from 2011. Contains ‘Sailor Costigan and the Yellow Cobra’ by Howard, illustrated by Clayton Hinkle. Also the poem ‘Miser’s Gold’. An portfolio of Howard’s heroes of the historicals by Nathan Furman and several articles.
This book contains over 60 black and white photos. It also contains over 60 black and white cover reproductions of publications by and featuring REH. ‘The Ghost with the Silk Hat’ was originally published in ‘Writer of the Dark’ by Dark Carneval Press. Nearly three dozen changes were made to the text. The text included in ‘The Man from Cross Plains’ was taken from the typescript and a few corrections are noted at the back of the book. ~ ~ The book is divided into six sections. The first is a rare piece of Howard fiction, the 16,500 word story, “The Ghost in the Silk Hat.” This story appeared in 1985 in Switzerland and there were many changes made to the script. The text of this story was taken directly from the manuscript. The other sections are non-fiction and contain a wide variety of topics from personal travelogs of folks who have visited Cross Plains; a look at Howard’s fictional creations, including Conan.
Howard stories and poems are copies of typescripts.
Cover photo is uncredited photo of Hester Howard and an unidentified cousin.
The letters between Glenn Lord and Alla Ray Kuykendall deal with finding a copy of A Gent from Bear Creek published by Herbert Jenkins so that Donald M. Grant can photocopy it for publication.
Howard stories and letters are copies of typescripts.
Cover photo is of Truett Vinson and Tevis Clyde Smith, Jr. mock-boxing.
Page 3 is a single page from an otherwise missing undated letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, Jr.
“News and Events” discusses the 2017 World Fantasy Convention in San Antonio, TX, the upcoming 2018
Cover photo shows Robert E. Howard and his friends Lindsey Tyson and Tevis Clyde Smith, property of the Tyson family.
The Howard story is a copy of a typescript.
The poster on the back cover is not credited, but is signed.
Cover is a photo of young Robert Howard in the snow.
The Howard material are copies of typescripts.
Untitled (“500 Torguts”) are notes on the battle waged by the Mongol khan Galdan Boshugtu against the Turkestanis.