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.
- “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).
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.