Subtitled: Queen of the Black Coast & Others by Robert E. Howard. Contains several Conan stories and some poems. Beautiful book with illustrations by Brom, Frank Frazetta and George Barr.

Contents

  • fep •  The Hyborian Age (map) • (1977) • interior artwork by George Barr
  • ii •  ”… and Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree …”: Queen of the Black Coast and Others (frontispiece) • interior artwork by Brom (variant of cover art for “… and Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree …”: Queen of the Black Coast and Others)
  • vi •  Whispers of Immortality • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan of Cimmeria 1969)
  • vii • Whispers of Immortality • essay by Arnie Fenner
  • viii •  Weird Tales, May 1934 (cover) • (1934) • interior artwork by Margaret Brundage (variant of cover art for Weird Tales, May 1934)
  • ix •  Skull-Face and Others (cover) • (2001) • interior artwork by Hannes Bok (variant of cover art for Skull-Face and Others 1946)
  • x •  Conan the Barbarian (cover) • (1954) • interior artwork by Ed Emshwiller (variant of cover art for Conan the Barbarian)
  • xi •  Conan the Adventurer (cover) • (1966) • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan the Adventurer)
  • 1 • Queen of the Black Coast • [Conan] • (1934) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • [1] •  Queen of the Black Coast • interior artwork by Brom (variant of cover art for “… and Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree …”: Queen of the Black Coast and Others)
  • [32] •  Queen of the Black Coast • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan the Adventurer 1966)
  • 33 • Shadows in the Moonlight • [Conan] • (1934) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • [33] •  Shadows in the Moonlight • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 68 •  A Witch Shall Be Born • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 69 • A Witch Shall Be Born • [Conan] • (1934) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • [80] •  A Witch Shall Be Born [2] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • [81] •  A Witch Shall Be Born [3] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 116 •  The Devil in Iron • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of A Witch Shall Be Born)
  • 117 • The Devil in Iron • [Conan] • (1934) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • [144] •  The Devil in Iron [2] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan 1967)
  • [145] •  The Devil in Iron [3] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 150 •  The People of the Black Circle • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of A Witch Shall Be Born)
  • 151 • The People of the Black Circle • [Conan] • (1934) • novella by Robert E. Howard
  • [192] •  The People of the Black Circle [2] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan the Conqueror 1967)
  • [193] •  The People of the Black Circle [3] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 237 • Shadows in Zamboula • [Conan] • (1935) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • [240] •  Shadows in Zamboula • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • [241] •  Shadows in Zamboula [2] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 271 • Red Nails • [Conan] • (1936) • novella by Robert E. Howard
  • [304] •  Red Nails • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Hoe Ver Is Dunn? 1984)
  • [305] •  Red Nails [2] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 357 • Jewels of Gwahlur • [Conan] • (1935) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • [368] •  Jewels of Gwahlur • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan the Avenger 1968)
  • [369] •  Jewels of Gwahlur • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 404 •  In Memoriam: Robert Ervin Howard • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of A Witch Shall Be Born)
  • 405 • In Memoriam: Robert Ervin Howard • (1936) • essay by H. P. Lovecraft
  • 411 • The Singer in the Mist • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 5] • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 412 • Lines Written in the Realization That I Must Die • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 413 • Recompense • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • bc •  ”… and Their Memory Was a Bitter Tree …”: Queen of the Black Coast and Others • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan the Conqueror 1967)
Year : August 2008
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket, came in Trade hardcover, slipcase edition and leatherbound edition
Pages : 413 + xiv
Cover : Brom
Illustrations : Brom, Frank Frazetta, George Barr
Version with slipcase

Notes

The Slipcased Edition is limited to 500 signed (by Brom) and numbered copies. This edition includes a second unpublished Brom color Conan painting for “Queen of the Black Coast”.
The Leatherbound Edition is limited to 100 signed (by Brom) and numbered copies. This edition includes the unpublished Brom color Conan painting and an additional 8 pages of preliminary sketches by Brom, of Conan and Belit.

Hyborian Age end-paper map painted by George Barr
Edited by Tim Underwood

The Hyborian Age Map is also on the rear end papers.
7600 copies of this edition were published per the colophon.
Book design by Arnie Fenner/Spectrum Fantastic Art LLC.
BlackBart Books is a division of Underwood Books

The items with page number in brackets are two-sided plates with the number of the page they face. Pictorial covers, matching dust jacket illustration.

Howard Works ISFDB

 

 

Subtitled: Queen of the Black Coast & Others by Robert E. Howard. Contains several Conan stories and some poems. Beautiful book with illustrations by Brom, Frank Frazetta and George Barr.

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