Shadows of Dreams is a collection of poems by Robert E. Howard. It was published in 1989 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 850 copies. Most of the poems are original to this collection. Others originally appeared in the magazines The Poets’ Scroll, Fantasy Book, Witchcraft & Sorcery and The Howard Collector.

Contents

  • fep •  Witch • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 2 •  Wither • (1989) • interior artwork by Rick Berry and Phil Hale [as by Richard Berry and Phil Hale]
  • 8 • Introduction (Shadow of Dreams) • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 13 • Shadows of Dreams • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 16 • Flaming Marble (“I carved a woman out of marble when…”) • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 17 •  Marble • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 18 • A Weird Ballad • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 19 •  Ragged Tree • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 20 • A Warning to Orthodoxy • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 • Whispers • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 23 • A Riding Song • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 24 • Castaway • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 25 • Black Seas • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 25 •  Sand Tide • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 26 • Silence Falls on Mecca’s Walls • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 27 •  Kali • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 28 • Keresa, Keresita • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 •  Sprite • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 30 • Whispers on the Nightwinds • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 31 •  Pike • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 32 • Nights to Both of Us Known • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 33 •  Tryst • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 34 • To Lyle Saxon • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 35 • Symbols • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 35 •  Stalks • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 36 • A Stirring of Green Leaves • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 37 • The Gladiator and the Lady • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 38 • A Song of the Anchor Chain • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 40 • The Path of the Strange Wanderers • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 41 •  The Keep • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 42 • I Praise My Nativity • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 43 •  Fetish • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 44 • Ballade • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 45 • Destiny (“What is there real, my girl… “) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 45 •  Decay • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 46 • Stay Not from Me • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Shadow of Dreams 1929)
  • 47 •  Accoutrement • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 48 • The Last Words He Heard • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 49 •  Meditation • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 50 • The Ecstasy of Desolation • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 51 • Musings (“To every man his trade…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 52 •  Slain • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 53 • Dreaming in Israel • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 55 • The Dust Dance (“Follow me, oh, grim Elijah…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 56 • A Challenge to Bast • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 57 •  Bast • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 58 • The Odyssey of Israel • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 61 • Romany Road • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 62 • Twilight on Stonehenge • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 63 •  Celtic Path • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 64 • The Call of Pan • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 65 • Samson’s Broodings • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 66 •  Palanquin • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 67 • The Road to Babel • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 71 • The Dreams of Men • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 72 •  Teresias • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 73 • A Far Country • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 74 • To a Nameless Woman • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 75 •  Boudicca • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 76 • Song of a Fugitive Bard • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 78 • A Poet’s Skull • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 80 • A Fable for Critics • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 84 • Love • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 85 • Song from an Ebony Heart • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 87 •  Wail • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 88 • Love’s Young Dream • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 89 • A Ballad of Beer • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 90 • John Brown • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 91 • Abe Lincoln • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 92 • Surrender (“Open the window and let me go…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 93 •  Moonpath • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]
  • 95 •  Ebb • interior artwork by Rick Berry [as by Richard Berry]

 

Cover: Shadows of Dreams by Rick Berry

Notes

‘First Edition’ on copyright page.
Limited edition of 750 copies signed by the artist.
Cover artist credited on front jacket flap.
Pictorial endpapers. The same artwork is used for both the front and rear endpapers.
A detail of the front cover illustration is on the back cover.

Nineteen full page black and white illustrations.
Four black and white spot illustrations.
Illustrated front and back endpapers.
Frontispiece with Phil Hale
Book design by Sheila Berry

Publisher: Donald M. Grant
Year : 1989
Book No. : 0937986941
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket  (6.25 x 9.4 inches)
Pages : 95
Cover : Richard Berry
Illustrations : Richard Berry

 

ISFDB Howard Works

Shadows of Dreams is a collection of poems by Robert E. Howard. It was published in 1989 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 850 copies. Most of the poems are original to this collection. Others originally appeared in the magazines The Poets’ Scroll, Fantasy Book, Witchcraft & Sorcery and The Howard Collector.

Tags: Donald M. Grant / Glenn Lord / Phil Hale / Richard Berry / Robert E. Howard / Sheila Berry