Facsimile copy of Oriental Stories #1 – #3
The first of three massive hardcover facsimile volumes totaling more than 1200 pages with the complete contents from the original run of ORIENTAL STORIES. All the stories & illustrations. All the verse. Plus letters to the editor. Scanned right from the original pulp pages. No editing. No reset text. 
“The Voice of El-Lil” is illustrated by Donald von Gelb
“Red Blades of Black Cathay” is illustrated by Joseph Doolin

The First edition is limited to 50 numbered copies and includes a frontispiece by Neil Mechem.
Book design by Neil and Leigh Mechem

Contents

  • i •  The Complete Oriental Stories, Volume 1 (frontispiece) • interior artwork by Neil Mechem
  • iv • Introduction (The Complete Oriental Stories, Volume 1) • essay by Leigh Mechem and Neil Mechem
  • 4 • The Yellow River • (1930) • poem by Frank Owen [as by Hung Long Tom]
  • 4 •  The Yellow River • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 6 • Singapore Nights • (1930) • novelette by Frank Owen
  • 7 •  Singapore Nights • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 20 • The Man Who Limped • non-genre • [Hamed the Atar] • (1930) • short story by Otis Adelbert Kline
  • 21 •  The Man Who Limped • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 32 • The White Queen • (1930) • novelette by Farnsworth Wright [as by Francis Hard]
  • 33 •  The White Queen • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 49 • Flower Profiles • (1930) • poem by Frank Owen [as by Hung Long Tom]
  • 50 • Strange Bedfellows • [Bugs Sinnot] • (1930) • novelette by S. B. H. Hurst
  • 51 •  Strange Bedfellows • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 68 • The Tiger’s Eye • (1930) • short story by Pearl Norton Swet
  • 69 •  The Tiger’s Eye • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 76 • Eyes of the Dead • (1930) • short story by Lieutenant Edgar Gardiner
  • 77 •  Eyes of the Dead • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 83 • The Desert Woman • (1930) • short story by Frank Owen [as by Richard Kent]
  • 89 • The Cobra Den • (1930) • short story by Paul Ernst
  • 89 •  The Cobra Den • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 98 • The Black Camel • (1930) • short story by G. G. Pendarves
  • 99 •  The Black Camel • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 111 • The Curse • (1930) • short story by Captain Ed Smith
  • 116 • The Voice of El-Lil • (1930) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 117 •  The Voice of El-Lil • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 132 • The Circle of Illusion • (1930) • short story by Lottie Lesh
  • 139 •  The Souk • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 148 • The Rug • (1930) • poem by Frank Owen [as by Hung Long Tom]
  • 148 •  The Rug • (1930) • interior artwork by Donald von Gelb
  • 150 •  Letter (Oriental Stories, December-January 1931) • (1930) • essay by Wallace West
  • 150 •  Letter (Oriental Stories, December-January 1931) • (1930) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 152 • The King of the Jerawahs • (1930) • novelette by S. B. H. Hurst
  • 152 •  The King of the Jerawahs • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 169 • Golden Rosebud • (1930) • short story by Dorota Flatau
  • 169 •  Golden Rosebud • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 176 • With the Veneer Ripped Off • (1930) • short story by Lee Robinson
  • 186 • The Vengeance of Sa’ik • (1930) • short fiction by Otis Adelbert Kline
  • 187 •  The Vengeance of Sa’ik • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 199 • The Rose • (1930) • poem by Frank Owen [as by Hung Long Tom]
  • 200 • The China Kid • (1930) • novelette by Frank Owen
  • 201 •  The China Kid • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 224 • The Green Jade God • (1930) • short story by John Briggs (II)
  • 225 •  The Green Jade God • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 230 • The Scourge of Mektoub • (1930) • short story by Paul Ernst
  • 231 •  The Scourge of Mektoub • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 240 • The Veiled Leopard • (1930) • short story by G. G. Pendarves
  • 241 •  The Veiled Leopard • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 252 • Gesture of the Gods • (1930) • short story by Guy Fletcher
  • 253 •  Gesture of the Gods • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 264 • The Burning Sea • (1930) • short story by Frank Owen [as by Richard Kent]
  • 268 • The Sacred Cannon Recoils • (1930) • short story by Pollok Guiler
  • 269 •  The Sacred Cannon Recoils • (1930) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 281 • Finger of Kali • (1930) • short story by Bernice T. Banning
  • 292 •  Letter (Oriental Stories, February-March 1931) • (1931) • essay by S. B. H. Hurst
  • 294 • Red Blades of Black Cathay • non-genre • (1931) • novelette by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 294 •  Red Blades of Black Cathay • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 314 • The Rajah’s Grandmother • (1931) • short story by Frank Belknap Long [as by Frank Belknap Long, Jr.]
  • 320 • William • (1931) • novelette by S. B. H. Hurst
  • 321 •  William • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 334 • The Dragoman’s Revenge • non-genre • [Hamed the Atar] • (1931) • short story by Otis Adelbert Kline
  • 335 •  The Dragoman’s Revenge • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 344 • The Kalgan Road • (1931) • short story by William Doughty
  • 345 •  The Kalgan Road • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 357 • Rondeau Orientale • (1931) • poem by Alice I’Anson
  • 358 • The Secret Trail • (1931) • novelette by G. G. Pendarves
  • 359 •  The Scarlet Trail • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 377 • The Merchant of Basra • (1931) • short story by Dudley Hoys
  • 377 •  The Merchant of Basra • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 384 • Scoundrels by Night • (1931) • novelette by Frank Owen [as by Richard Kent]
  • 385 •  Scoundrels by Night • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 408 • The Giant • (1931) • poem by Frank Owen [as by Hung Long Tom]
  • 409 • The Slave of Justice • [Ismeddin] • (1931) • short story by E. Hoffmann Price
  • 414 • Della Wu, Chinese Courtezan • (1931) • short story by Frank Owen
  • 415 •  Della Wu, Chinese Courtezan • (1931) • interior artwork by Joseph Doolin
  • 424 • For the Sake of Enlightenment • (1931) • short story by Coutts Brisbane
  • 429 •  Letter (Oriental Stories, Feruary-March 1931) • (1931) • essay by Nat Schachner [as by Nathan Schachner]
  • 429 •  Letter (Oriental Stories, February-March 1931) • (1931) • essay by N. J. O’Neail
  • 430 •  Letter (Oriental Stories, February-March 1931) • (1931) • essay by Alice I’Anson
Year : November 2007
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : 432 + v
Cover : Neil Mechem
Illustrations : Se above

Notes

Page numbers continuous through the three issues, but covers not numbered.
Limited edition of 50 numbered books; yellow cloth binding with black lettering on spine.
“First Edition” on copyright page.
Published by Neil & Leigh Mechem, Mississauga, Ontario, Cananda.
Sold only as set of 3 volumes covering complete run of the magazine.
No ISBN.
Artist credited on copyright page.
The Souk is a combination of editorial and letters to the editor.

Howard Works ISFDB

 

 

Facsimile copy of Oriental Stories #1 – #3
The first of three massive hardcover facsimile volumes totaling more than 1200 pages with the complete contents from the original run of ORIENTAL STORIES. All the stories & illustrations. All the verse. Plus letters to the editor. Scanned right from the original pulp pages. No editing. No reset text. 
“The Voice of El-Lil” is illustrated by Donald von Gelb
“Red Blades of Black Cathay” is illustrated by Joseph Doolin

Tags: E. Hoffmann Price / fra / Neil Mechem / Otis Adelbert Kline / Robert E. Howard / Tevis Clyde Smith