The Last Celt: A Bio–Bibliography of Robert Ervin Howard is a biography and bibliography of Robert E. Howard by Glenn Lord. It was first published by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in 1976 in an edition of 2,600 copies. This is the paperback edition from Berkley Windhover.

Not a standard biography nor bibliography, but more like a compendium of all bits and pieces of minutiae and obscure material about or related to Howard. There are several autobiographical pieces, biographical pieces by H.P. Lovecraft and others.

Check out the hardcover edition from Grant here

Contents

  • 9 • Introduction (The Last Celt) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 17 • Foreword (The Last Celt) • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 23 • The Wandering Years • (1945) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 • An Autobiography • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 31 • A Touch of Trivia • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 37 •  Letter: Robert E. Howard to Farnsworth Wright, circa 1931 (“In your last letter you asked me…”) • [Letters to Farnsworth Wright] • (1975) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 41 • On Reading – And Writing • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 63 • Facts of Biography • essay by uncredited
  • 65 • A Biographical Sketch of Robert E. Howard • (1935) • essay by Alvin Earl Perry
  • 71 • Robert Ervin Howard: A Memoriam • (1946) • essay by H. P. Lovecraft (variant of In Memoriam: Robert Ervin Howard 1936)
  • 71 • Lone Star Fictioneer • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 81 • A Memory of R. E. Howard • (1945) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 93 • The Last Celt • (1968) • essay by Harold Preece
  • 105 • The Bibliography (The Last Celt) • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 207 • The Skull of Silence • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 355 • The Hand of Nergal • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 359 • The Battle That Ended the Century • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 365 • Pictures in the Fire • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 367 • The Hall of the Dead (Synopsis) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 369 • The Robert E. Howard Memorial Collection • essay by uncredited
  • 371 • Iron Shadows in the Moon (first page of typescript) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 372 •  Letters (The Last Celt) • essay by various
  • 376 • The Golden Caliph • (1922) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 377 • Jazz Music • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 377 • Untitled fragment (“A Cossack and a Turk…”) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 377 • Untitled poem (“When wolf meets wolf…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 377 • Kublai Khan • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 378 • The Sword • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 379 • The Follower • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 379 • Young Lockanbars • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 380 • Spears of the East • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 382 •  Cartoon (The Last Celt) • (1929) • interior artwork by Robert E. Howard
  • 384 •  Map of the Hyborian Age • interior artwork by Robert E. Howard
Cover art by Ken Kelly
Publisher:Berkley Windhover
Year :November 1977
Book No. :0425036308
Edition :1st
Format :Trade paperback (5 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches)
Pages :416
Cover :Ken Kelly
Illustrations :None

Notes

Books bought from Weinberg Books included a loose bookplate of Robert E. Howard illustrated by Marcus Boas and signed by Glenn Lord until the supply was exhausted.

“Berkley Windhover Edition, November, 1977” stated on the copyright page.

The copyright page contains SBN (425-03630-8) from which the ISBN of this record has been derived. ISBN is also on the frontcover and spine.
Cover artist not credited but posters of the work are available on the artist’s website. Cover is also signed (bottom right)

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The Last Celt

The Last Celt: A Bio–Bibliography of Robert Ervin Howard is a biography and bibliography of Robert E. Howard by Glenn Lord. It was first published by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in 1976 in an edition of 2,600 copies. This is the paperback edition from Berkley Windhover.

Not a standard biography nor bibliography, but more like a compendium of all bits and pieces of minutiae and obscure material about or related to Howard. There are several autobiographical pieces, biographical pieces by H.P. Lovecraft and others.

Tags: Biography / E. Hoffmann Price / Glenn Lord / H. P. Lovecraft / Robert E. Howard