The Coming Of Conan

By Howard, Robert E

"Between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities . . . there was an Age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars. . . . Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand . . . to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet."Conan is one of the greatest fictional heroes ever created--a swordsman who cuts a swath across the lands of the Hyborian Age, facing powerful sorcerers, deadly creatures, and ruthless armies of thieves and reavers.In a meteoric career that spanned a mere twelve years before his tragic suicide, Robert E. Howard single-handedly invented the genre that came to be called sword and sorcery. Collected in this volume, profusely illustrated by artist Mark Schultz, are Howard's first thirteen Conan stories, appearing in their original versions--in some cases for the first time in more than seventy years--and in the order Howard wrote them. Along with classics of dark fantasy like "The Tower of the Elephant" and swashbuckling adventure like "Queen of the Black Coast," The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian contains a wealth of material never before published in the United States, including the first submitted draft of Conan's debut, "Phoenix on the Sword," Howard's synopses for "The Scarlet Citadel" and "Black Colossus," and a map of Conan's world drawn by the author himself.Here are timeless tales featuring Conan the raw and dangerous youth, Conan the daring thief, Conan the swashbuckling pirate, and Conan the commander of armies. Here, too, is an unparalleled glimpse into the mind of a genius whose bold storytelling style has been imitated by many, yet equaled by none.

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THE COMING OF CONAN

by Howard, Robert E.

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New York: Gnome Press, Inc. Publishers, [1953]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with some mild rubbing and tape re-enforcement to verso of spine ends. (20872). Octavo, jacket art by Frank Kelly Freas, boards. The fourth Gnome Conan. Collects seven stories, five first published in WEIRD TALES in 1929, 1933 and 1934,… Read more
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New York, (1953): Gnome Press. First Editioin. First printing. 224pp., The fourth volume in series. This is Conan's first visit into the civilized kingdoms of the Hyborian Ages. Bound in red paper covered boards lettered and decorated in black, minor rubbing to spine ends. A near fine copy in unclipped pictorial dust jacket with chipping to corners and spine… Read more
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New York: The Gnome Press, Inc, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. 224pp. Red boards stamped in black on the cover and the spine. Collects several stories, two of which were previously unpublished, Howard's letter to P. Schuyler Miller, Lovecraft's letter to Donald Wollheim, Part 1 of Howard's essay The Hyborian Age, and an informal biography of Conan the Cimmerian. Small… Read more
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The Coming of Conan: The Cimmerian

by Robert E. Howard

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by HOWARD, Robert E.

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The Coming of Conan: The Cimmerian

by Robert E. Howard

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