A Gent from Bear Creek was first published by Herberg Jenkins in England, 1937 after Howards death. This version is published by Donald M. Grant in 1965 and is a photo-offset from the Jenkins edition. The title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with a continuous story line, and new material was added as additional chapters.

Chapters

  • “Striped Shirts and Busted Hearts” (new)
  • “Mountain Man”
  • “Meet Cap’n Kidd” (new)
  • “Guns of the Mountains”
  • “A Gent from Bear Creek”
  • “The Feud Buster”
  • “The Road to Bear Creek”
  • “The Scalp Hunter”
  • “Cupid from Bear Creek”
  • “The Haunted Mountain”
  • “Educate or Bust” (new)
  • “War on Bear Creek”
  • “When Bear Creek Came to Chawed Ear” (new).

Notes

The first Grant edition is photo-offset from the Herbert Jenkins edition.
Print run of 732 copies. “First American Edition” on copyright page.
The second Grant edition is retypeset, introduces a few errors and editorial changes, including removal of all italics.

Publisher:Donald M. Grant
Year :1965
Book No. :None
Edition :1st
Format :Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages :221
Cover :Unknown
Illustrations :None
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A Gent from Bear Creek (1965)

A Gent from Bear Creek was first published by Herberg Jenkins in England, 1937 after Howards death. This version is published by Donald M. Grant in 1965 and is a photo-offset from the Jenkins edition. The title of both an original short story, as well as a novel created by combining several previous short stories with some new material; the previously published short stories were altered a little to create chapters with a continuous story line, and new material was added as additional chapters.