Images out of the Sky is an anthology of poetry prepared by Tevis Clyde Smith, Robert E. Howard, and Lenore Preece. The Christopher Publishing House was interested in publishing the anthology, but wanted the authors to help pay the costs of production. The offer was declined. This issue contains the typescripts of the REH portion of the anthology.

The poems that follow the title page are facsimile copies of Howard’s contributed typescripts.
The letter to Clyde Smith accompanied the return of the Images Out of the Sky poetry from the publisher.
Images on the covers are facsimiles of the front and back of the envelope that the letter to Clyde Smith and the pages from Images Out of the Sky were shipped in.

Contents

  • 2 •  Letter from the Board (The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter, Fall 2011) • essay by uncredited
  • 4 •  Images Out of the Sky (Title Page) • interior artwork by Robert E. Howard and Lenore Preece and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 5 • Reuben’s Brethren • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 6 • A Riding Song • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 7 • Reuben’s Birthright • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Skull in the Clouds 1962)
  • 8 • Heritage (“My people came from Munster and rugged Nevis-side…”) • (1968) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 9 • An Echo from the Iron Harp • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 11 • Castaway • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 • The Road to Rest • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Surrender (“I will rise someday when the day is done…”) 1962)
  • 13 • To a Modern Young Lady • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of To a Woman (“Ages ago I came to woo…”) 1982)
  • 14 • Love’s Young Dream • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 15 • Black Michael’s Story • (2009) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 16 • A Son of Spartacus • (2001) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 17 • Man, the Master • (2002) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 18 • For Man Was Given the Earth to Rule • (1986) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 19 • Shadows on the Road • (1930) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 20 • Forbidden Magic • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 21 • The Gates of Nineveh • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 •  Letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, January 11, 1932 • essay by Anthony Christopher
  • 23 • News & Events (The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter, Fall 2011) • essay by uncredited
Publisher : The Robert E. Howard Foundation
Year : Fall 2011 (mailed December 2011)
Type: Newsletter/fanzine
Format : Periodical  (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages : 28
Cover : Photo of the envelope that the typescript “Images out of the sky” was returned in
Illustrations : None

Notes

Prepared for publication by Rob Roehm
Not available for individual sale. This newsletter was provided to Friends of REH and Legacy Circle members of the Robert E. Howard Foundation. It is a limited edition and all surplus copies will be destroyed at year’s end. 

Saddle stapled, wraps. Page numbers include covers.

Images out of the Sky is an anthology of poetry prepared by Tevis Clyde Smith, Robert E. Howard, and Lenore Preece. The Christopher Publishing House was interested in publishing the anthology, but wanted the authors to help pay the costs of production. The offer was declined. This issue contains the typescripts of the REH portion of the anthology.

The poems that follow the title page are facsimile copies of Howard’s contributed typescripts.
The letter to Clyde Smith accompanied the return of the Images Out of the Sky poetry from the publisher.
Images on the covers are facsimiles of the front and back of the envelope that the letter to Clyde Smith and the pages from Images Out of the Sky were shipped in.

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