Edited by Peter Ruber
A collection of essays, memoirs, and introductions of the earliest years of fantasy writing and its best known practitioners.
4000 copies printed

Contents

  • vii • E. Hoffmann Price: Introduction • essay by Jack Williamson
  • xiii • Some Notes on EHP and the Book of the Dead • essay by Peter Ruber
  • 3 • Prologue (Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 9 • Farnsworth Wright: 1888—1940 • (1944) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price (variant of Book of the Dead: Farnsworth Wright)
  • 27 • Otis Adelbert Kline: July 1, 1891—October 24, 1946 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 43 • Howard Phillips Lovecraft: August 20, 1890—March 15, 1937 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 70 • Robert Ervin Howard: January 22, 1906—June 11, 1936 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 94 • Clark Ashton Smith: January 13, 1893—August 14, 1961 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 126 • W. K. Mashburn, Jr.: August 7, 1900—February 13, 1968 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 142 • Ralph Milne Farley (Pseud. of Roger Sherman Hoar): April 8, 1887—October 10, 1963 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 153 • Seabury Grandin Quinn: January 1, 1889—December 24, 1969 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 166 • Hugh Doak Rankin: July 2, 1878—January 3, 1956 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 175 • The Varnished Vultures & Spider Bite • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 204 • Barsoom Badigian: [1873]—Dec. 18, 1960 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 212 • Harry Olmsted: August 10, 1889—April 2, 1970 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 221 • Albert Richard Wetjen: August 20, 1900—March 8, 1948 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 237 • Norbert W. Davis: April 18, 1909—July 28, 1949 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 245 • Milo Ray Phelps: [-d. 1937] • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 251 • William S. Bruner • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 258 • Henry Kuttner: April 7, 1915—February 3, 1958 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 267 • August W. Derleth: February 24, 1908—July 4, 1971 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 296 • Edmond Hamilton: October 21, 1904—February 1, 1977 • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 329 • Epilogue (Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 335 • The Lovecraft Controversy—Why? • (1976) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 343 • Five Million Words! In his life as in his writing word for Price is ‘colorful’ • (1947) • essay by Monte Linsley
  • 347 • Seabury Quinn: An Appreciation • (1977) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 351 • Mortonius (James Ferdinand Morton) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 363 • A Conversation with E. Hoffmann Price • (1986) • interview of E. Hoffmann Price • interview by Gregorio Montejo
  • 377 • One Man’s View of the Death of the Pulp Era • (1975) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 385 • EHP: A Bibliography • essay by Virgil Utter

Notes

The collection of essays from pages 3-332 are presented as “Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others” with their own prologue and epilogue.
The colophon state that 4000 copies were printed.

Publisher: Arkham House
Year : 2001
Book No. : ISBN-10: 087054179X
Arkham House Publication #201
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : 423 plus xxii
Cover : E. Hoffmann Price (left) and  Carl Jacobi (right)
Illustrations : None

Edited by Peter Ruber
A collection of essays, memoirs, and introductions of the earliest years of fantasy writing and its best known practitioners.
4000 copies printed

Tags: E. Hoffmann Price / Jack Williamson / Peter Ruber / Robert E. Howard