Reprinted by Bantam, 1980 (cover by Gary Ruddell). The Road of Azrael is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. This painting was used as the cover of the first publication in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 2,150 copies, of which, 300 were boxed and signed by the artist.
A collection of short stories from Robert E. Howard. The majority of them take place in the crusading era and the final story takes place in the late middle ages.
Introduction by Gordon R. Dickson.
- ix • Introduction (The Road of Azrael) • essay by Gordon R. Dickson
- 3 • Hawks Over Egypt • (1979) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
- 43 • The Track of Bohemund • (1979) • short story by Robert E. Howard
- 63 • Gates of Empire • (1939) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
- 101 • The Road of Azrael • (1976) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
- 143 • The Way of the Swords • (1979) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
A Bantam Book / July 1980
First printing by number line 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
The artist is not credited, no visible signature on the artwork
Printed in the US