The first of two massive hardcover facsimile volumes. Totaling more than 1200 pages with ALL of Robert E. Howard’s writings from Weird Tales. Including stories, illustrations, verse and letters to the editor.

This volume is printed in hardback with dust jacket, in a limited quantity of only 50   copies, each individually numbered. Cover art by Rudy Nebres; book design by Neil and Leigh Mechem; title page illustration by Roy Krenkel; introduction by Neil and Leigh Mechem.

Scanned right from the original pulp pages. No editing. No reset text.

This book is sold out and out of stock. It was published by Girasol Collectables.


  • Introduction by Neil and Leigh Mechem
  • Spear and Fang
  • In the Forest of Villefère
  • Wolfshead
  • The Lost Race [Olnick]
  • The Song of the Bats (poem)
  • Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. May 1927,
    “Your last three issues . . .”
  • The Ride of the Falume (poem)
  • The Riders of Babylon” (poem)
  • The Dream Snake
  • The Hyena [Rankin]
  • Remembrance (poem)
  • Sea Curse
  • Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. April 1928,
    “Mr. Lovecraft’s latest story . . .”
  • The Gates of Nineveh” (poem)
  • Red Shadows (Soloman Kane) [Rankin]
  • The Harp of Alfred (poem) [Rankin]
  • Easter Island (poem)
  • Skulls in the Stars (Soloman Kane) [Rankin]
  • Crete (poem)
  • Moon Mockery (poem)
  • Rattle of Bones (Soloman Kane) [Doak]
  • Forbidden Magic (poem)
  • The Shadow Kingdom (King Kull) [Rankin]
  • The Moor Ghost (poem)
  • The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune (King Kull) [Doak]
  • Skull-Face (Part 1 of 3) [Rankin]
  • Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. October 1929,
    “I have just been reading . . .”
  • Skull-Face (Part 2 of 3) [Doak]
  • Skull-Face (Part 3 of 3) [Doak]
  • Dead Man’s Hate (poem)
  • The Fearsome Touch of Death
  • A Song out of Midian (poem)
  • Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. March 1930,
    “Thirsty Blades is fine . . .”
  • Shadows on the Road (poem)
  • The Moon of Skulls (Part 1 of 2) (Soloman Kane) [Doak]
  • The Moon of Skulls (Part 2 of 2) (Soloman Kane) [Doak]
  • The Hills of the Dead (Soloman Kane) [Rankin]
  • Black Chant Imperial (poem)
  • Kings of the Night (Bran Mak Morn & King Kull) [Rankin]
  • The Song of a Mad Minstrel (poem)
  • The Children of the Night [Senf]
  • Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. December 1930,
    “I was particularly fascinated . . .”
  • The Footfalls Within (Soloman Kane) [Senf]
  • The Gods of Bal-Sagoth [Doolin]
  • The Black Stone [Doolin]
  • The Dark Man (Bran Mak Morn) [Senf]
  • The Thing on the Roof [Doolin]
  • The Last Day (poem)
  • Letter to WEIRD TALES, ca. February 1932,
    “Congratulations on the appearance . . .”
  • The Horror from the Mound [Nelson]
  • Wings in the Night (Soloman Kane) [Nelson]
  • Arkham (poem)
  • An Open Window (poem)
  • Worms of the Earth (Bran Mak Morn) [Wilcox]
  • The Phoenix on the Sword (Conan) [Wilcox]
  • The Scarlet Citadel (Conan) [Wilcox]
  • The Tower of the Elephant (Conan) [Wilcox]
  • Autumn (poem)
  • Moonlight on a Skull (poem)
  • Black Colossus (Conan) [Wilcox]
  • The Man on the Ground
  • The Slithering Shadow (Conan) [Wilcox]
  • The Pool of the Black One (Conan) [Wilcox]
  • Old Garfield’s Heart
  • Rogues in the House (Conan) [Rankin]
  • The Valley of the Worm [Rankin]
  • Shadows in the Moonlight (Conan) [Rankin]
  • Queen of the Black Coast (Conan) [Rankin]
  • The Haunter of the Ring [Hammond]
Year :January 2006
Book No. :None
Edition :1st
Format :Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages :631
Cover :Rudy Nebres
Illustrations :Listed under notes


Interior Artists:
Doak = Hugh Rankin using a different style
Joseph Doolin
H. R. Hammond
Wyatt Nelson
G. O. Olnick
Hugh Rankin
Curtis C. Senf
Jayem Wilcox

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